Tag Archives: Elizabeth Banks

Cinema Review – Love & Mercy

Based on the real life of Brian Wilson – legendary musician and founder member of The Beach Boys – Love and Mercy is not only a look at musical genius, but also an examination of power and control, and misdiagnosed mental illness. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Magic Mike XXL

Three years after the events of MAGIC MIKE, Mike (Channing Tatum) has got out of the ‘male entertainment’ game, and is running his own furniture company. When his old strip crew roll through town, Mike seizes the opportunity to join them for ‘one last ride’ and to go out in a blaze of glory and dollar bills. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Immediately after her rescue from The Hunger Games, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself in District 13, and at the heart of a revolution against President Snow and the Capitol. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Lego Movie

Emmet Brickowoski (Chris Pratt) is an ordinary Lego Minifigure; he follows the instructions and is happy in his ordered world until he meets the mysterious Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks) and is mistaken for a Lego MasterBuilder. Emmet finds himself on a mission to save the universe from the evil President Business (Will Ferrell), with the help of Batman (Will Arnett), Benny (Charlie Day) and the wise MiniFig Vitruvius (Morgan Freeman). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

After their seemingly selfless act at the end of The Hunger Games, an act that made them victors, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Jush Hutcherson) find the eye of the Capitol upon them. Their act of love has sparked a fuse in the Districts of Panem, a spark that sees Katniss and Peeta thrown back into the spotlight, and back into the Games. 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 – People Like Us

Warning: Contains unexpected rant.

When Sam’s (Chris Pine) father dies, he returns to LA to find the legacy he has been left is not the one he expected. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games

As penance for an ancient uprising, the people of Panem are forced to take part in the annual Hunger Games. Each person between the ages of 12 and 18 are entered into a draw and those unlucky enough to be called must fight to the death until just one is left standing. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) volunteers to take part in the games to save her 12-year-old sister from the arena. Katniss must use her wits and skills to survive the Capitol and the Games. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Man on a Ledge

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT FILMORIA

Police negotiator Lydia Mercer (Elizabeth Banks) tries to talk a man down from a New York rooftop, but what she doesn’t realise is that the suicide threat is a ruse to cover up a diamond heist being carried out across the street. Continue reading

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