Tag Archives: Antonio Banderas

Cinema Review – The 33

In August 2010, 33 Chilean miners were trapped in the San Jose mine for 69 days after a cave in. Although chances were that the men had died in the dangerous and sparse conditions they found themselves stuck in, rescue operations did not stop, and the most innovative mine rescue of all time began. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water

When the secret formula for the Krabby Patty is stolen, all eyes in Bikini Bottom turn to the evil Plankton (Mr. Lawrence) , but SpongeBob (Tom Kenny) knows his nemesis is innocent, and sets out to reclaim the formula before the town descends into chaos. What SpongeBob doesn’t know, however, is that the dread pirate Burger Beard (Antonio Banderas) is behind the theft, and to reclaim the formula, the gang will have to go where they have rarely gone before; dry land. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Expendables 3

This time out, ‘the Expendables’ have their biggest fight yet on their hands; the co-founder of the team – Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson) – has become a ruthless arms dealer who has sworn to take down the team he helped to create. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Justin and the Knights of Valour

Justin (Freddie Highmore) lives in an ancient world of dragons and heroes, where Knights have been outlawed by his lawyer father. When he is faced with going to college to be a lawyer like his father, Justin’s grandmother encourages him to go on a quest to become a Knight and protect his kingdom, like his gradfather did. Justin sets out on his journey, and meets a mysterious order of former Knights who are willing to train him. The trouble is that an angry former Knight is headed for the kingdom, and has sworn revenge on the Queen. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ruby Sparks

Calvin (Paul Dano) was a successful writer when he was a teenager. Since then, he has struggled to follow up his first novel, but that all changes when he dreams of, then writes about a character called Ruby Sparks, who he somehow wills to life. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Haywire


When black ops operative Mallory Kane (Gina Carano) is set up and framed, she seeks the truth… and revenge. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Puss in Boots


Before teaming up with Shrek, Donkey and the inhabitants of Far Far Away, Puss in Boots was already a creature of legend. Puss is searching for the magic beans that will grow the mythical beanstalk and lead him to the goose that lays the golden eggs, but along the way he has to make some unexpected alliances. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Skin I Live In

The Skin I Live In is the latest film from Pedro Almodovar and marks the first collaboration between the director and actor Antonio Banderas in twenty years.

The story is that of plastic surgeon Robert (Banderas) who seeks venegence against a man who – he believes – raped his daughter, leading to her suicide. Robert goes to desperate and unimaginable lengths to seek revenge. Continue reading

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