Tag Archives: Cinema

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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Cinema Review – Electricity

Lily (Agyness Deyn) is a young woman living with epilepsy in a small northern English town. When her mother dies, she reconnects with her older brother Barry (Paul Anderson) and sets out on a journey to London to track down her youngest brother, who was taken into care many years earlier. On the journey, Lily learns more about her family, herself and the people who inhabit the world she lives in. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

In the final instalment of The Hobbit trilogy, Bilbo (Martin Freeman) finds himself dealing with a Thorin (Richard Armitage) driven mad with greed, the people of Laketown flee from the fearsome Smaug, and the entire company faces threats from within, and without. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – St. Vincent

Newly single mum Maggie (Melissa McCarthy) moves into a Brooklyn house with her son Oliver (Jaeden Lieberher), and immediately catches the attention of her grouchy neighbour Vincent (Bill Murray) by accidentally damaging his property. When Oliver is locked out of his home, however, he calls on Vincent, and soon an unlikely friendship grows between man and boy. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Penguins of Madagascar

This time, the penguins from the beloved Madagascar franchise are out on their own, and have to stop an evil villain bent on revenge against all penguin-kind. The trouble is that the penguins may have more help than they need, and certainly more than they want. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Black Sea

Robinson (Jude Law) is a submarine captain who has devoted his life to his job. When he is unceremoniously fired, he receives word that the location of a legendary Nazi submarine that was carrying several million dollars in gold when it sank, has been found. Robinson is hired to round up a crew and salvage the gold for a cut of the money, but the company that hired him may have different ideas. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Get Santa

Steve (Rafe Spall) is released from prison after two yeas, and wants nothing more than to reconnect with his son Tom (Kit Connor). Tom, however, discovers a man claiming to be Santa Claus (Jim Broadbent) hiding in his shed to recover from a sleigh crash, and begs his dad to help him reunite Santa with his reindeer and save Christmas. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Men, Women & Children

A look at the lives of teenagers and adults in a Texan town, and how technology and the Internet impacts their lives. Continue reading

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