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Cinema Review – Allied

Max (Brad Pitt) and Marianne (Marion Cotillard) meet is Casablanca in 1942, when they are tasked with presenting as a couple as cover for a plot to assassinate the German Ambassador. Later, when Max returns to London to help with the war effort from behind a desk, he brings Marianne with him and the two marry. After the two have a child together, Max is given some devastating news; there is evidence to suggest that Marianne is a German spy. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Big Short

In 2005, hedge fund manager Michael Burry (Christian Bale) came up with a theory, a theory that caused colleagues, investors and banks to believe that Burry was completely wasting time and money. Bury predicted that the housing market would collapse at some stage in 2007, and began to bet against the market. It’s not long before other financial dealers get wind of this theory and, believing Burry to be right, begin to gamble against the American economy. Little do they realise however, that the impending crash will be bigger than they could have imagined. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – By The Sea

Vanessa (Angelina Jolie Pitt) and her husband of 14 years Roland (Brad Pitt) arrive in a small French seaside town. Roland, a writer, is searching for inspiration, but mostly spends his days drinking, Vanessa spends her time cooped up in their hotel and popping pills. When a young couple takes the room next door, and Vanessa finds a way to spy on them, the older couple suddenly find a way to spend time together, and a way to finally talk about their problems. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Fury

Over the space of 24 hours, the crew of the WWII Allied tank ‘Fury’ take on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines. Along with a Germany that is vicious in the throes of its death rattle, the crew have to deal with old resentments, and a new member of their team; inexperienced soldier Norman (Logan Lerman). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – 12 Years a Slave

In 1841, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free African American man is abducted and sold into slavery in the Southern US. Northup never gives up on getting back to his family, but must find a way to survive his time as a slave in order to find a way home. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Counsellor

The Counsellor (Michael Fassbender) finds his world, and fiancée (Penelope Cruz) in jeopardy when what should be a simple drug sale turns into a nightmare.
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Cinema Review – World War Z

The zombie apocalypse has finally arrived, and Gerry (Brad Pitt) is drafted back in to his former job at the UN to try and find the cause, and a cure. In exchange, his family will be kept safe from the disease that is ravaging the world. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Killing Them Softly

When an established and regular card game is robbed, for the second time in the game’s history, the mob send out Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt) to find and punish those responsible. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Happy Feet Two


Dancing penguin Mumble (Elijah Wood) is back on our screens, and this time he has a family of his own. Mumble’s son Erik (Ava Acres) is too shy to dance with the other penguins, and becomes enthralled with The Mighty Sven (Hank Azaria), a Swedish ‘penguin’ who has set himself up as a messiah. When a mighty iceberg traps the Emperor penguins, it is up to Mumble and his friends to save the day and Erik soon learns the value of dancing with his kind. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Moneyball

Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) is a former baseball player turned manager. His team, the Oakland A’s, are failing miserably in every game, and at the end of the season his best players are bought by bigger teams. Just as Beane thinks all is lost and there is no way the Oakland A’s can compete with bigger teams who have over double his budget; he is saved by economics wiz Peter Brand (Jonah Hill). Brand suggests that Beane stop looking at the obvious qualities of players and use a computer programme he designed to choose his starting team. Continue reading

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