Tag Archives: Aidan Turner

Cinema Review – The Secret Scripture

In the middle of World War II, Irish woman Rose (Rooney Mara) secretly marries an Irish fighter pilot working for the RAF. When he is chased away from their home by Irish Republicans, Rose learns she is pregnant, and spends the next 40 years in an institution; it is only when the facility is being closed and Rose has to be reassessed, that the true story of her tragic life comes to light. 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 – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

We return to Middle Earth as Bilbo (Martin Freeman), Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and the company of dwarves face the Mirkwood and journey onwards to the Lonely Mountain. Their quest remains the same; to reclaim the dwarf homeland and defeat Smaug, the usurping dragon. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

When her mother disappears Clary (Lily Collins) quickly learns that the world around her is not all that she thinks it is. Clary is descended from a line of warriors, tasked with keeping demons at bay, and there is another world around her that she has been protected from. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

 

Warning: Spoilers!

Sixty years before his nephew set out to rid the world of the One True Ring, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) was enlisted as a ‘burglar’ to help the dwarves win back their rightful home from the evil dragon Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch). The first leg of their journey tells the story of goblins, trolls, hobbits and a mysterious creature known as Gollum (Andy Serkis). Continue reading

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