Tag Archives: Elle Fanning

Cinema Review – 20th Century Women

In late 1970s California, Dorothea (Annette Bening) and her son Jamie (Lucas Jade Zumann) live together in a large house, along with lodgers Abbie (Greta Gerwig) and William (Billy Crudup). The film navigates the relationships that Jamie forms between his mother, his housemate and Julie (Elle Fanning) the girl he has a crush on and who climbs in his window to sleep beside him every night. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ballerina

Félicie (Elle Fanning) has always wanted to be a dancer, but there are few opportunities for her to pursue her passion since she lives in an orphanage in rural France. When she and her friend Victor (Dane DeHaan) escape to Paris, Félicie pretends to be someone else so she can become a pupil at the famed Grand Opera House. 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 – The Boxtrolls

At night, the Boxtrolls come out of their home underneath the town of Cheesebridge and forage through the town’s rubbish for things they can use. When a young boy is taken by the Boxtrolls, the town is thrown into a state of fear, and Archibald Snatcher (Ben Kingsley) is tasked by Lord Portley-Rind (Jared Harris) to rid the town of the Boxtrolls once and for all. It is up to Eggs (Isaac Hempstead Wright) to convince the townsfolk that the Boxtrolls are not evil, but kind and gentle, before it is too late. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Maleficent

Angelina Jolie plays Maleficent, a fairy whose good heart was hardened, turning her into the Mistress of All Evil, and causing her to curse the newborn baby Aurora. For the first time, we find out more about the woman behind the evil, and learn what drove her to such desperate actions. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – We Bought a Zoo

After the death of his wife, Benjamin Mee (Matt Damon) looks for a new start and a new home for himself and his kids. Benjamin soon finds their ideal home, but it comes with a catch; the beautiful house set in lush green fields us actually a zoo. Benjamin and the zoo staff take on the challenge of making the zoo fit to open, while Benjamin repairs his relationship with his children. Continue reading

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