Tag Archives: Anna Kendrick

Cinema Review – Table 19

After she is dumped by the Best Man via text, Eloise (Anna Kendrick) steps down as maid of honour at her oldest friend’s wedding, but decides to attend the wedding anyway. Finding herself at table 19, with other people who, in Eloise’s own words, should have known better than to RSVP yes, Eloise soon learns that she is not the only one keeping a secret at this wedding. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Accountant

Chris Wolff (Ben Affleck), having been diagnosed with autism when he was a child, has channelled his precision into a lucrative career as an accountant, “uncooking” the books for criminals and large firms to discover who has been stealing from them. When the Treasury Department takes an interest in Wolff, who has been spotted with numerous criminals around the world, and a hitman begins to close in on him, the web of secrecy that Wolff has built around himself begins to fall apart. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Trolls

20 years after King Peppy (Jeffrey Tambor) led the Trolls to safety from the miserable Bergens – who can only feel happiness when they eat a Troll – his daughter Princess Poppy (Anna Kendrick) throws a huge party to celebrate the milestone. The trouble is that the party is too loud and too crazy, and the Bergens finally get wind of where the Trolls have been hiding. When several Trolls are taken, Princess Poppy and the grumpy Troll Branch (Justin Timberlake) set out to save their friends, danger or no danger. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

When their parents demand they bring dates to their sister’s wedding, Mike (Adam Devine) and Dave (Zac Efron) turn to craigslist to find some “nice” girls that will tone down their antics. In need of a change, and of course a free trip to Hawaii, Alice (Anna Kendrick) and Tatiana (Aubrey Plaza) hide their real personalities to make sure they are the dates chosen. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Voices

Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) seems like a normal, but quiet and socially awkward guy, who is just trying to get through his workday at the candy coloured factory where he works, to get home to his pets. The truth is, that Jerry’s pets talk to him – one evil, and one rather sweet – but this is not a problem until Fiona (Gemma Arterton) stands him up on their first date… 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 – Life After Beth

What would you do if your recently deceased girlfriend reappeared, seemingly alive, with no recollection of her ‘death’? This is the problem faced by Zach (Dane DeHaan) in Life After Beth, when Beth (Aubrey Plaza) returns and is hidden away by her delighted but seemingly clueless parents. It is not long before Zach realises something is terribly wrong, but trying to negotiate and reason with the recently deceased – and grotesquely horny – Beth proves harder than he would like. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – ParaNorman

Norman (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is a completely normal boy living in a small town, except for the fact that he sees, and talks to, ghosts. When the town is threatened by an ancient curse, only Norman can save the day.
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Cinema Review – Up In The Air

Ryan Bingham (George Clooney), is a corporate downsizer, and as a result, a frequent flyer. He  has his life just how he likes it: no emotional baggage, very little actual baggage and plenty of in-flight perks. That is, until he falls for the mysterious Alex (Vera Farmiga), and is lumbered with work-partner Natalie (Anna Kendrick). Continue reading

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