Tag Archives: Elizabeth Olsen

Cinema Review – I Saw The Light

Before his untimely death at the age of 29, Hank Williams (Tom Hiddleston) lived a turbulent life, filled with addiction, women and music. This look into his life shows his rise to fame, and his troubled personal life. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Captain America: Civil War

After members of the Avengers cause collateral damage in their attempt to take down a criminal in Lagos, the UN pulls the superheroes in line, forcing them to sign an accord that puts them under UN control. When Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) is implicated in a terrorist attack, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) sets out to protect his friend, effectively splitting the Avengers, and turning them against one another in their bid to do good. What the former friends don’t know, however, is that someone else is controlling Barnes, and wants to see the Avengers empire crumble from the inside. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron

In a bid to make the Avengers redundant, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) sets about making global peacekeeping androids, named project Ultron. When Ultron comes into contact with Loki’s sceptre, however, it becomes self aware and bent on destruction. Of course, it is up to the Avengers to take him down. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – In Secret

Thérèse Raquin (Elizabeth Olsen) is sent to live with her aunt (Jessica Lange) and her sickly cousin Camille (Tom Felton), after her mother dies. When she grows up, she is given to her cousin in marriage and the family go to live in Paris. When they arrive, Camille encounters an old friend Laurent (Oscar Isaac) and rekindles their friendship. It is not long, however, before Thérèse and Laurent’s fascination with one another takes a turn for the murderous. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – May 16th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week; a movie that contains monsters and humans. Can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Godzilla

Fifteen years after a suspected earthquake destroyed the nuclear plane where his parents worked, Ford (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) returns to Japan to bail his father out of jail for trespassing in the quarantine zone. While in Japan an ancient and dangerous threat arises, and it is not long before the mythical and mysterious Godzilla surfaces to protect humanity and restore natural balance. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Kill Your Darlings

When Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Redcliffe) is accepted into Columbia University, he knows that the move away from home – and his ailing mother – could be the change he is looking for. When he meets Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan) however, his world is changed in a way he could never have imagined. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Oldboy

Joe (Josh Brolin) is imprisoned in a room for twenty years, for reasons he does not know. As his incarceration continues, he vows to seek revenge on those who have held him, and redeem his relationship with his daughter. When he is unexpectedly released, however, Joe is given mere days to find out why he was held captive. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Liberal Arts

Jesse (Josh Radnor) returns to his alma mater to speak at the retirement of one of his college professors and falls for Zibby (Elizabeth Olsen), a 19-year-old student. Jesse must deal with this mutual attraction, and what this means for his life. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Red Lights

Margaret Matheson (Sigourney Weaver) and Tom Buckley (Cillian Murphy) study paranormal activity with the hope of debunking it. When renowned psychic Simon Silver (Robert DeNiro) comes out retirement, Tom becomes obsessed with taking him down. Continue reading

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