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Cinema Review – Hercules

Hercules (Dwayne Johnson) is rumoured to be the son of Zeus, and a mortal woman. Famed for his great feats in battle, Hercules faces a new challenge when the King of Thrace (John Hurt) seeks his services as a mercenary for hire, to defeat a dangerous and spreading threat. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Earth to Echo

Three young friends – Tuck (Brian Bradley), Munch (Teo Halm) and Alex (Reese Hartwig) – plan to spend one final night together before their neighbourhood is bulldozed to make way for a freeway. That day, the boys begin to receive strange messages on their phones, and decide to cycle out into the desert to get some answers. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

Shep Gordon is something of a legend on the music and movie scenes, but while he is well known to those in the know, not many actually know the story of the man behind the management. Mike Myers – yes, that Mike Myers – directs a documentary about a man who singlehandedly brought the world Alice Cooper, celebrity chefs and Teddy Pendergrass, and has proven himself, time and again, to be one of the good guys. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Pudsey the Dog: The Movie

The winner of Britain’s Got Talent in 2012 makes his big screen debut in Pudsey the Dog: The Movie. Pudsey is taken in by the Wilson family as they move from London to a small village, but when Pudsey discovers that the family’s landlord intends to bulldoze their home to make way for a shopping centre, it is up to the dog to save the day. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Boyhood

Over the course of 12 years, Boyhood follows Mason (Ellar Coltrane) as he grows from young child to young adult, and the challenges he faces along the way. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Begin Again

After he is fired from the record company he founded, Dan (Mark Ruffalo) drowns his sorrows at the same bar where singer songwriter Greta (Kiera Knightley) happens to be performing. Promising he can make her a star, Dan convinces Greta to allow him to help make her music dreams come true. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Transformers: Age of Extinction

After the battle of Chicago, the Autobots and Decepticons alike have gone into hiding. When Cade (Mark Wahlberg) finds an old truck that he plans to fix up and sell, it is not long before he realises he has got more than he bargained for, and the government is on his trail. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Tammy

Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is having a terrible day; she hits a deer with her car, gets fired and finds her husband cheating on her, so she does what any maladjusted person would do, hits the road with her grandmother Pearl (Susan Sarandon) to see Niagra Falls. Along the way the two women realise they have more in common than they thought, and perhaps running away is not the answer. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – July 4th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week.

Hint; this week’s movie includes an examination of death and stars Pollyanna McIntosh. Can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Cycling with Moliere

Gauthier (Lambert Wilson) journeys to a small town in France to convince a friend and former colleague to take part in a stage production of Moliere’s The Misanthrope. The trouble is that both men still work from ego and compete for everything; the lead role, the best bike and the affection of a neighbour. Can the two put their differences aside for the sake of the play? Continue reading

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