Tag Archives: Bill Hader

Cinema Review – Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

In the run up to the release of his second solo album Conner 4 Real (Andy Samberg) finds his charmed life beginning to fall apart; critics slate his new album, his tour is not sold out and his friends are beginning to drift away. In a desperate attempt to hold on to his celebrity status, Conner and his management team turn to more and more desperate measures. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Finding Dory

When she suddenly remembers some information from her past, Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) and her friends Marlin (Albert Brooks) and Nemo (Hayden Rolence) set out to find the family that Dory has all but forgotten. Their adventure takes them across the seas with some old friends, and into a world that is safe and scary at the same time. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Maggie’s Plan

Maggie (Greta Gerwig) is determined to become a mother; she feels she is at the right time in her life, even though she has yet to have a meaningful relationship that lasts more than a few months. Maggie plans to inseminate herself with sperm from an acquaintance, but as the date draws near, she becomes friends with fellow teacher and aspiring novelist John (Ethan Hawke), a friendship that turns to something more, destroying John’s marriage to the passionate but self-involved Gerogette (Julianne Moore). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Trainwreck

Amy (Amy Schumer) is a woman in her 30s with a successful career as a magazine writer. Although her professional life may be on point, her personal life is less so, with her having a string of one night stands – without the knowledge of her boyfriend – and her father being moved to a care home. When Amy meets the charming and sweet Aaron (Bill Hader), and the two start dating, she has to overcome her fear of commitment, and fast. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Inside Out

Joy (Amy Poehler) came into being as an emotion in Riley’s (Kaitlyn Dias) head the moment she was born, quickly followed by Sadness (Phyllis Smith), Fear (Bill Hader), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Anger (Lewis Black). As Riley has grown, they have protected her, and helped her make decisions, but when Riley’s family moves from Minnesota to San Fransisco, and Joy and Sadness become lost in Riley’s mind, they must band together to return to headquarters and help Riley deal with the changes in her life. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Skeleton Twins

Twins Milo (Bill Hader) and Maggie (Kristen Wiig) have not seen one another in many years, but when Milo attempts suicide, the call from the hospital interrupts Maggie’s own attempt at death. The twins reconnect and, over time, begin to realise what drove them apart in the first place. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

In the immediate aftermath of the foodageddon at Swallow Falls, Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) is given a chance to work with his idol Chester V (Will Forte), and jumps at the chance. Back in Swallow Falls, however, something odd is happening with Flint’s machine, and it won’t be long before Flint has to go back and investigate. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) wanted to be a world famous inventor since he was a child; he has invented a monkey thought translator, spray on shoes and a flying car, all with varying degrees of success. Now, his latest invention is surely his greatest yet; a machine that turns water into food. When he activates the machine, however, it shoots into the clouds, turning rain into hamburgers, steaks and ice cream. This is all well and good, and makes the tiny island of Swallow Falls very famous, but when the machine becomes unstable, the entire world comes under threat… Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The To-Do List

After a drunken night where she accidentally kisses Rusty Waters (Scott Porter), the hottest guy in town, goodie two shoes valedictorian Brandy Klark (Aubrey Plaza) sets about getting as much experience with guys as she can, before setting her sights back on Rusty. All as a plan to lose her virginity before she goes to college. Continue reading

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