Tag Archives: 3D

Cinema Review – Eden

Mia Hansen-Løve’s film EDEN follows Parisian DJ Paul (Félix de Givry), as he spends 20 years trying to make a name for his DJ outfit Cheers, and goes through several relationships, battles with addiction and falls into debt. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Dheepan

Dheepan (Jesuthasan Antonythasan) moves from war-torn Sri Lanka to France with Yalini (Kalieaswari Srinivasan) and Illayaal (Claudine Winasuthamby). To all intents and purposes, they are a family trying to escape the horrors of their home country, but the three are travelling on the passports of the dead; this secret unites them, and also almost becomes their undoing Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Treasure

When Costi’s neighbour first calls to his door asking to borrow money, then explaining he believes there to be buried treasure at his grandparents’ house, which he needs to hire a metal detector to find, Costi is sceptical but curious. The two men find a technician willing to help them, and set about digging up what could potentially be a fortune. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Cake

Claire (Jennifer Aniston) lives with chronic pain, and becomes fascinated with the suicide of a young woman in her support group. As Claire focuses on Nina’s (Anna Kendrick) death and family, she is still grappling with her own tragic past, which led her to the painful place she has found herself. 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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JDIFF Review – Beyond the Edge

In 1953, a British-led expedition set out to conquer Everest, the mountain that had captured the imagination of climbers for decade, but had thus far remained unconquered. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Abraham Lincoln; Vampire Hunter

Abraham Lincoln – fondly known as Honest Abe – was not as honest as history would have us believe. Throughout his life, he secretly fought and killed vampires for the benefit of the American people, while trying to run the nation and hold his family together. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

A penniless ronin arrives at the house of a great Lord wishing to commit ritual suicide in his courtyard, and thus, in death, gain back some of the honour he has lost in life. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Titanic 3D

Titanic tells the story of the doomed maiden voyage of the largest ship in the world and the star crossed love affair between a first class passenger and a young man from steerage. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Wrath of the Titans

The gods are falling out of favour with the humans, and the less prayers they receive, the weaker they become. Hades (Ralph Fiennes) and Ares (Édgar Ramírez) join together to imprison Zeus (Liam Neeson) to drain his power and awaken the Titans, thus ensuring their immortality. Zeus’s son Perseus (Sam Worthington) must journey to the underworld to free his father and save humanity. Continue reading

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