Tag Archives: Brogen Hayes

Cinema Review – The Hundred-Foot Journey

When the Kadam family loses everything in a fire, they leave their native Mumbai behind. Finding themselves in a small French village, they decide to do what they are best at; run a restaurant. The trouble is that 100 feet across the road is Madame Mallory’s (Helen Mirren) Michelin Star restaurant, and she is not too pleased about having competition. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Guest

When a soldier turns up at the Petersen’s house, claiming to have served with their son – who died in Iraq – the family welcome him with varying degrees of warmth. It is not long, however, before David (Dan Stevens) has won the family over, but when a series of deaths occur – seemingly connected to the mysterious soldier – Anna Petersen (Maika Monroe) begins to get suspicious about David, charming though he is. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – If I Stay

After she is involved in a horrific car accident, Mia (Chloe Grace Moretz) flashes back over her life, and the people in it, as she has to decide whether to fight for her life, or simply slip away. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Night Moves

A group of environmentalists set out to destroy a dam, in the hope of waking consumers up from their product laced coma. Things take a turn, however, when their plan goes almost exactly according to plan. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Let’s Be Cops

Ryan (Jake Johnson) and Justin (Damon Wayans Jr) are disillusioned with their less than glamorous lives in LA, and are considering moving back to Ohio, when they decide to attend a costume party. Their costumes are police officers, and while the party does not go well, the two lads are mistaken for real cops on their walk home. It is not long before Ryan has taken the idea that the two men can pass as cops to a whole new level, and the two find themselves embroiled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty cops. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Obvious Child

Donna (Jenny Slate) works in a book store by day, and as a stand up comic by night. When her boyfriend breaks up with her for sharing too many personal details in her act, Donna has a one night stand with Max (Jake Lacy), a sweet and gentle guy, who Donna would never normally go for. Donna falls pregnant from their brief tryst, and has to finally face the ideas of adulthood, woman hood and friendship head on. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Million Dollar Arm

JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) is a struggling baseball agent, in a last ditch attempt to save his company, JB decides to recruit cricket players from India, via a huge talent competition, and turn them into professional baseball players. What could possibly go wrong!? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

In this sequel to 2005’s Sin City, we are taken back to the world of Frank Miller’s graphic novels, where a son encounters his father, a woman seeks revenge and a man tries to forget his past. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – August 22nd 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. Hint; the movie does not star Scarlett Johansson or Marion Cotillard, can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lucy

When Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) is drafted into a drug deal by her boyfriend, she is forced to carry drugs in her stomach, intended for global destinations. The drug – CHP4 – has the possibility to enhance the human mind, and when one of the bags in Lucy’s stomach ruptures, she becomes almost impossibly powerful and embarks on a quest for knowledge and revenge. Continue reading

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