Tag Archives: Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Cinema Review – How to Train Your Dragon 2

Five years after Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and Toothless became fast friends, Hiccup’s father Stoick (Gerard Butler) wants his son to take over as chief of Berk. Hiccup is thrown into chaos by having to make the choice, and is further confused when he meets a mysterious Dragon Rider who turns out to be someone he thought he lost a long time ago. Meanwhile, Drago (Djimon Hounsou) threatens every dragon in the land as he tries to seize power. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Bad Neighbours

Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) have just moved to suburbia in order to raise their newborn daughter. Just as they come to terms with their choices and the fact that they have got that little bit older, a Frat House from the local university moves in next door to them. Faced with the prospect of loud parties and obnoxious neighbours, Mac and Kelly go and introduce themselves to the Head of the Frat, Teddy (Zac Efron) in the hopes of forming a good relationship with their new neighbours. It is not long, however, before both sides realise that their differences mean this is war. 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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Cinema Review – Kick-Ass 2

It has been two years since Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) first donned the costume of Kick-Ass and took to the streets to fight crime. Since the death of her father, Mindy (Chloe Grace Moretz) has taken to training as Hit Girl in secret, against the wishes of her new guardian. When a new breed of superheroes emerges on the city streets, Dave finds himself drawn to fighting the god fight again, but Mindy is having trouble breaking the promise she made to stay safe, and there is a new super villain on the rise, in the shape of The Motherfucker (Christopher Mintz-Plasse). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – This is the End

Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson and James Franco find themselves holed up in the latter’s house after the apocalypse begins. The six must find out how to ration the water, food and crucially, the drugs, while trying to survive the end of days. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Pitch Perfect

Beca, a college Freshman, is cajoled (read: bullied) into joining The Barden Bellas; an all girl acapella singing group. While Beca injects some much needed energy into the group, she unwittingly starts a rivalry with a fellow Bella, and the male group – The Treblemakers – becomes the least of her troubles. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – ParaNorman

Norman (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is a completely normal boy living in a small town, except for the fact that he sees, and talks to, ghosts. When the town is threatened by an ancient curse, only Norman can save the day.
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Cinema Review – Fright Night

When Charley Brewster (Anton Yelchin) gets a new neighbour, Jerry (Colin Farrell), he is initially more concerned about him hitting on his mum than anything else. It is soon revealed that Jerry has more on his mind than sex; he is a vampire. After his friend goes missing, Charley turns to the one person he thinks can help him, Las Vegas showman, Peter Vincent (David Tennant). Continue reading

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Rant – The Problem With Kick-Ass

“Why has no one ever tried to be a superhero?” ponders Dave – ordinary teenage nerd. Fair point. Bruce Wayne didn’t have superpowers and he did just fine, but then that wasn’t our world was it? Dave decides to become masked vigilante and takes to the streets in a modified wetsuit in the guise of Kick-Ass. It just so happens that he is not the first to have the idea… Continue reading

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