Tag Archives: Bruce Willis

Cinema Review – Rock the Kasbah

Richie Lanz (Bill Murray) is a down on his luck talent agent based in California. When a USO show organiser sees his act Ronnie (Zooey Deschanel) singing in a bar, he gives Lanz the idea to take Ronnie on a tour of US bases in Afghanistan. On arriving in Kabul, Ronnie is disillusioned with the city and quickly absconds with Lanz’s money and passport. To make some cash to find a way home, Lanz agrees to deliver arms to a small village, and while there, discovers Salima (Leem Lubany) has a wonderful voice, and he sets out to convince her to take part on TV show Afghan Star. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

In this sequel to 2005’s Sin City, we are taken back to the world of Frank Miller’s graphic novels, where a son encounters his father, a woman seeks revenge and a man tries to forget his past. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Red 2

Frank (Bruce Willis) is pulled out of retirement when a missing nuclear device threatens the world. Sarah (Mary-Louise Parker) is only too glad to join the crew as Marvin (John Malkovich) and Victoria (Helen Mirren) must deal with some new, and not so new, foes. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – G.I. Joe Retaliation

In the aftermath of Cobra Commander’s defeat, and unbeknownst to the Joes, Zartan (Arnold Vosloo) has taken the place of the US President (Jonathan Pryce). Cobra has sworn to destroy their enemy, and the Joe’s find themselves fighting their mortal enemy and a threat to the entire planet. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Fire with Fire

When firefighter Jeremy (Josh Duhamel) witnesses a violent crime, he is put into the witness protection programme to hide him from white power crime boss David Hagan (Vincent D’Onofrio). While hiding out in New Orleans, Jeremy falls for Talia (Rosario Dawson) one of the police officers working his case, and when Hagan’s gang threatens her, Jeremy takes the law into his own hands. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Looper

When illegal organisations in the year 2074 want to get rid of someone, they send them 30 years back in time to be killed by a Looper. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is one such Looper. Joe lives the high life, but knows that one day his loop will be closed, and he will end up killing his future self. What he doesn’t know, however, is that his future self may not simply accept his fate. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lay the Favourite

Beth (Rebecca Hall) is a small town girl with dreams of a glamorous life. When she tires of her job as a private dancer, she packs up and heads to Las Vegas in search of her fortune. Within days of moving into a fleabag motel at the wrong end of the Strip, Beth is introduced to Dink (Bruce Willis), who introduces her to the world of professional gambling. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Moonrise Kingdom

On a remote island in 1965, a pair of pre-teens fall in love and run away together, sending the small community into a panic as a storm approaches. Continue reading

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