Tag Archives: Amanda Seyfried

Cinema Review – Fathers and Daughters

When she was a small child, Katie’s father Jake (Russell Crowe) – a Pulitzer prize winning author – struggled to take care of her as he came to terms with his own illness, and the death of his wife. While he tries to hang on to the young Katie, his late wife’s sister (Diane Kruger) tries her best to adopt Katie away from her father. 27 years later, Katie (Amanda Seyfried) struggles to let a new man into her life after she felt so abandoned by her father. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ted 2

After Ted (Seth MacFarlane) marries the beautiful but ditzy Tami-Lyn (Jessica Barth), it only takes one short year for the two to start having troubles. Convinced that a baby would solve their problems, the two start chasing down possible sperm donations or adoption, unaware that they are drawing Ted to the State’s attention. When Ted is deemed to not be an actual person, Ted, John (Mark Wahlberg) and their lawyer Samantha (Amanda Seyfried) team up to fight for Ted’s recognition and human rights. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – While We’re Young

Josh (Ben Stiller) has been working on a documentary for 10 years, as a follow up to his well received first film; his wife Cornelia (Naomi Watts) is struggling with the decision they made to not have children. Their carefully ordered, and overly justified life, is opened up when they meet the young and charming Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried), who appear generous and free, and to live life on their own terms. When Jamie asks Josh to collaborate with him on a film, however, Josh soon realises that Jamie may not be as free spirited as he first thought. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – A Million Ways to Die in the West

Albert (Seth MacFarlane) is the biggest coward in the small Frontier town of Old Stump. When he talks his way out of a gun fight, his girlfriend Louise (Amanda Seyfried) breaks up with him, making Albert determined to win her back. It’s around then that a mysterious woman, Anna (Charlize Theron) blows into town, and strikes up a friendship with our cowardly hero. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Epic

When her mother dies Mary Katherine (Amanda Seyfried) goes to live with her father; a man obsessed with the idea that there are minuscule people living in, and protecting the forest. MK has little time for her father’s research but finds herself drawn into a battle between good and evil when she stumbles across the Queen of the forest (Beyoncé). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Les Misérables

Based on the phenomenally successful stage show – which was based on the book by Victor Hugo – Les Misérables is the story of convicted criminal Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) who, when released on parole, reinvents himself as a totally new man. Set against the backdrop of the 1832 Paris Uprising, the story follows Valjean and the people whose lives he touches in his quest to overcome his past. Continue reading

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