Tag Archives: Christina Hendricks

Cinema Review – Bad Santa 2

“Happy endings are bullsh*t” says Willie (Billy Bob Thornton), while quickly recapping the audience about what happened between the first Bad Santa film and this new instalment. The relationship that Willie struck up at the start of the first film is long over, and Willie is drunk and suicidal most of the time, so when his old frenemy Marcus (Tony Cox) reappears in his life with a plan to rip off a charity to the tune of $2 million, Willie packs his bags and heads to Chicago. The trouble is that Marcus has another accomplice, someone that Willie never thought he would see again. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – The Neon Demon

Jesse (Elle Fanning) moves to LA to chase her dream of being a model. On her first shoot she meets Ruby (Jena Malone) and the two become fast friends. When Jesse’s star starts to rise however, she attracts the ire of older models who are being overlooked. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – God’s Pocket

Mickey (Philip Seymour Hoffman) has married into the close-knit, blue collar neighbourhood of God’s Pocket, and has been accepted into the community, or so he thinks. When his step son Leon (Caleb Landry Jones) is killed on a construction site, and Mickey has to scramble together money for his funeral, he gets a sudden lesson in what happens to outsiders in God’s Pocket, when the chips are down. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy

Misunderstood dust-keeper fairy Zarina (Christina Hendricks) is ridiculed and cast out of Pixie Hollow. A year later Tinkerbell and her friends discover their former friend has teamed up with the pirates of Neverland, when Zarina returns for her revenge. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2013 Review – Struck by Lightning

High school student Carson (Chris Colfer) is struck by lightning, cutting short a promising life. Through flashback, Carson recounts the events that led up to his death, and the impact that he hoped to have on his typical American high school. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ginger & Rosa

Ginger (Elle Fanning) and Rosa (Alice Englert) have been friends from birth, but the choices they make as teenagers threaten to tear them apart. Continue reading

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