Cinema Review – Enemy

Adam (Jake Gyllenhaal) has an ordered and normal life; a job he likes, a girlfriend he loves and a place to call his own. When watching a movie, however, he realises that one of the actors is his exact double, and goes about seeking him out. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Birdman

Riggan (Michael Keaton), an actor best known for his role in a high profile superhero franchise, is mounting a Broadway play to reinvent himself, and get away from his most famous role. The trouble is that while Riggan wants to escape Birdman, Birdman does not want to escape Riggan, so the actor must not only deal with egotistical and highly strung actors, his daughter who is fresh out of rehab and his manic lawyer, but also his own delusions of grandeur, in order to make the play work. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Theory of Everything

Stephen Hawking has changed the way we look at the night sky, and this week Eddie Redmayne takes on the role of the famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist in a film that takes a look at the man behind the theories. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Unbroken

Based on a true story, Unbroken examines the life of former Olympic track star Louis Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) a bombardier United States Army Air Forces who was held as a Prisoner of War in Japan during World War II. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Exodus: Gods and Kings

Moses (Christian Bale) and Rameses (Joel Edgerton) were raised as cousins in Egypt, but when the truth is discovered about Moses’ heritage, there begins a struggle between the Hebrew slaves and the reign of Egypt, which leads the two friends to become enemies. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Annie

Annie (Quvenzhané Wallis), a young foster kid, is tough enough to survive her foster mother Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz), and on the streets of New York. Her life changes however, when she encounters Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx), a man who is running for Mayor and realises he needs to foster Annie to make his campaign more successful. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

The magic tablet that brings the inhabitants of New York’s Natural History Museum is becoming corroded and weak, so Larry (Ben Stiller) must take Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek) to London to find out the history of the ancient magic from his parents. Of course, Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams), Jed (Owen Wilson), Octavius (Steve Coogan) and the gang tag along for the ride, and they make friends with Sir Lancelot (Dan Stevens) along the way. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Dumb & Dumber To

Twenty years after their first adventure, Harry (Jeff Daniels) and Lloyd (Jim Carrey) are still friends, even though Lloyd has been catatonic for most of that time. When Harry visits his friend, who reveals his entire illness has been an elaborate practical joke, Harry reveal he needs a kidney transplant, and the two set out to finds Harry’s long lost daughter, who was given up for adoption at birth. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast

Pixie Hollow is threatened when a green comet streaks through the sky, awakening the mythical NeverBeast. Fawn (Ginnifer Goodwin), a fairy with responsibility for caring for animals, encounters the NeverBeast and, despite his fearsome appearance, soon learns that there is more to the creature than what meets the eye. When danger looms on the horizon, however, Fawn must face the possibility that she was wrong about her new friend. Continue reading

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