Tag Archives: Dev Patel

Cinema Review – Lion

25 years after he fell asleep on a decommissioned train and awoke in Calcutta, thousands of miles from home, Saroo (Dev Patel) – now living in Australia, having been adopted by an Tasmanian couple – sets out to find out just where he came from, with the hope of being reunited with the family he lost so many years before. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Man Who Knew Infinity

During World War I, Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel) travels from Madras in India to Trinity College Cambridge to publish a paper on his findings in mathematics, under the supervision of G.H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons). While there, Ramanujan soon realises that he is going to be put through his paces and made to prove his findings before anything is published. At the same time, Ramunujan deals with discrimination and racism, all while trying to keep his spirits and health up, and his relationship with his wife in India alive. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – The Road Within

When his mother dies, Vincent (Robert Sheehan) finds himself at the mercy of his father and, since his father struggles to understand or cope with his Tourette’s, is confined to a clinic to try and control his condition. While there, Vincent meets germophobe Alex (Dev Patel) and Marie (Zoe Kravtiz) who is struggling with anorexia. It’s not long before Vincent and the gang embark on a road trip, to escape those who try to control them and for Vincent to bring his mother’s ashes to the ocean. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Chappie

In the near future, Johannesburg is a violent and dangerous city, pliced by robot droids. When droid creator Deon Wilson (Dev Patel) believes he has created artificial intelligence, he is denied the chance to test his theory officially, so takes matters into his own hands. When criminals desperate for cash capture him, Wilson is forced to upload his programme into a police drone, creating the first robot with the ability to feel and think for himself. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

With the hotel rapidly running out of room, Sonny (Dev Patel) is determined to expand his idea for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, but with his wedding looming and a hotel inspector on the way, things soon descend into chaos. Continue reading

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