Cinema Review – Fifty Shades of Grey

Ana Steele (Dakota Johnson) has her world turned upside down when she meets the mysterious yet charming Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). As the two become closer, Christian reveals he has some ‘singular tastes’, and Ana – cautious but curious – decides to allow him to show her what he means. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Love is Strange

Having been together for decades, George (Alfred Molina) and George (John Lithgow) finally get married. Not long afterwards, George is unceremoniously fired from his teaching job at a Christian school, and the newlyweds find themselves having to sell their home and couch surf with friends and family. Of course, this cannot be a permanent solution, but it takes a toll on all involved. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Interview

TV host Dave Skylark (James Franco) is shocked to hear that his gossip show has an unexpected fan; North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (Randall Park), and hatches a plan to score an interview with the famed dictator. When the American government learn of the interview, they have different plans, and convince Dave and his producer Aaron (Seth Rogen) to murder Kim Jong-un. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Jupiter Ascending

Having been born on a ship in international waters, after her father was killed in a robbery gone wrong, Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis) considers herself an illegal alien. Living in Chicago and cleaning houses for a living, Jupiter’s life changes when she is targeted by aliens bent on murder. Rescued by Caine (Channing Tatum), a genetically engineered warrior, Jupiter is taken out of her world and learns her true genetic heritage; heir to Earth. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Selma

In 1965, civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jr (David Oyelowo), having seen the way African Americans were denied their rights in Selma, Alabama, organised a march from Selma to the state capital, Montgomery, over 50 miles away. King was met with resistance from all sides, but his tenacity and perseverance changed the course of history. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Shaun the Sheep

In an attempt to break the mundane routine at his home in Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep devises a plan to get a day off. Unfortunately, the day off turns into a madcap adventure, when the farmer ends up in the big city. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Trash

Gardo (Eduardo Luis), Raphael (Rickson Tevez) and Rato (Gabriel Weinstein) are three young Brazilian kids who spend their lives hunting through the rubbish dumps of Rio to find money, or items they can sell. When Raphael discovers a wallet that contains a large sum of money and a key, the boys find themselves at the centre of a mystery, with the cops on their tail. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Son of a Gun

Locked up in prison, JR (Brenton Thwaites) has not yet learned the rule to stay out of other peoples’ business. Targeted by a gang of violent inmates, JR finds himself under the protection of one of Australia’s most notorious criminals; Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor). Protection comes at a price, however, and when JR is released from prison, his debt is called in. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Inherent Vice

Doc (Joaquín Phoenix) is a private investigator in LA of the 1970s. A fan of weed and not quite over the breakup with the love of his life, Doc is sent into a complicated and vice filled world when his ex-girlfriend Shasta Fay (Katherine Waterston) goes missing. Her new lover, his wife, her lover and countless others are seemingly embroiled in the case, and Doc’s mortal enemy – Lt. Det. Christian F. “Bigfoot” Bjornsen – is also on the case, making things even more complicated, if such a thing could be possible. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Kingsmen: The Secret Service

When Kingsman and experienced spy Galahad (Colin Firth) has his life saved, he promises one favour to the family of the man who saved him. 17 years later, Eggsy (Taron Edgerton) finds himself in trouble with the law and desperate for a way out, and calls in the favour. Galahad sees something special in Eggsy, and decides to put him forward for training to be a Kingsman; the most elite and secret espionage agency in the world. Continue reading

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