Tag Archives: AL PACINO

Cinema Review – Manglehorn

Angelo (Al Pacino) works as a locksmith and key-maker, but lives a reclusive life with his cat, and spends his time mourning a long lost love. When he finally makes friends with Dawn (holly Hunter), a bank clerk with romance on her mind, the time comes for Angelo to finally confront the choices he has made that are holding him back. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Danny Collins

Danny Collins (Al Pacino) is an ageing rocker who still performs, but has never managed to give up the hard partying life of a rockstar. All of this changes when his manager Frank (Christopher Plummer) gives him a latter written by John Lennon, a letter written to Danny at the start of his career, a letter that never got to him until now. Danny dumps his cheating girlfriend and heads to pastures new… New Jersey. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Despicable Me 2

Gru (Steve Carrell) has mended his ways for the better, and is devoting his life to the three little girls who found their way into his life in the first film. When a new villain arises, however, Gru is drafted into the Anti-Villain League and must use his skills for good. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2012 Review – Wilde Salomé

Director Al Pacino weaves together documentary, theatre and movie footage in this film where he examines the life of Oscar Wilde, his play Salomé and – inadvertently – his own obsessions. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Jack and Jill


Jack (Adam Sandler) is an advertising executive who needs to land Al Pacino for a Dunkin’ Donuts campaign, but Pacino proves difficult to convince until he meets Jack’s identical twin sister Jill (also Adam Sandler) and falls madly in love with her. Continue reading

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