Tag Archives: Chiwetel Ejiofor

Cinema Review – Secret in Their Eyes

Not long after 9/11, Ray (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and his colleagues at the Counter Terrorism Joint Taskforce in LA are tasked with keeping an eye on a mosque in the city. When a woman’s body is found in a dumpster by the mosque and it turns out the be the daughter of one of the team, obsession and the quest for justice take the team over. Continue reading

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One to Watch – February 19th 2016

This week’s One to Watch in Irish cinemas is one of two movies starring Casey Affleck. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Triple 9

After pulling off a bank heist for the Russian mafia, crooks Russell (Norman Reedus), Gabe (Aaron Paul) and corrupt cops Michael (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Marcus (Anthony Mackie) and Rodriguez (Clifton Collins Jr.) are forced to do one more job for Irina (Kate Winslet), in order to pay off their debt to her. The trouble is that new cop Chris (Casey Affleck) has his suspicions, and this new job will take longer to pull off, so the crew decide to buy themselves some time by staging a Triple Nine – killing a police officer. Continue reading

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Rant – My Oscar Predictions

It’s that time of year again, where movie fans all around the world stock up on snacks and stay up all night to watch the Oscars. I am slightly late in publishing my predictions this year, but I have been caught up in JDIFF and been incredibly sick, so my apologies. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – Half of a Yellow Sun

Sisters Olanna (Thandie Newton) and Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) fight for love and acceptance even as the Nigeria Civil War erupts around them, buffering them from place to place. 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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