Tag Archives: Ben Affleck

Cinema Review – Live by Night

After fighting the Huns in France, Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck) returns to Prohibition-Era Boston, swearing never to follow orders again. After starting out as an outlaw, Coughlin relocates to Florida – after a stint in prison – to work with the Italian mob family under Maso Pescatore in taking down the leader of the Irish mob. While in Florida, Coughlin makes the Pescatore family a lot of money, but runs into trouble with the KKK and the devoutly religious. 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 – Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) face off in a fight sparked by the damage done to Wayne Enterprises during Superman’s fight to save the world from General Zod (Michael Shannon) in Man of Steel. Of course, things are not so simple, with Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) skewing the odds in an attempt to gain ultimate power and destroy Superman forever, and the world turning on their alien messiah after attacks on humans. As well as this, Wonder Woman (Gal Godot) is out to get a stolen photo back. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Gone Girl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike) goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, it’s not long before the finger of suspicion is pointed at her husband Nick (Ben Affleck). As the small Minnesota town goes into overdrive searching for Amy, it becomes clear that all is not as it seems.

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Cinema Review – To The Wonder

After visiting Mont Saint-Michel (also known as The Wonder), Marina (Olga Kurylenko) and Neil (Ben Affleck) move to Oklahoma, where it becomes clear that their relationship – which seems idyllic – is anything but. Marina meets a priest struggling with his vocation, while Neil renews his ties with a childhood friend, Jane (Rachel McAdams). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Argo

During the Iranian revolution of 1979, crowds stormed the U.S. Embassy and took the inhabitants hostage. Six people escaped, however, and although the Canadian Ambassador took them in, the CIA was desperate to bring them home before the Iranians realised that they had escaped. Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) was the man charged with the task of bringing the six Americans home. Continue reading

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