Tag Archives: Emily Blunt

Cinema Review – The Girl on the Train

Since she sees her and her seemingly perfect life from the train as it passes her home every morning, Rachel (Emily Blunt) develops a fascination with Megan (Haley Bennett), who seems to have everything that Rachel wants in life – “She’s what I lost, she’s everything I want to be”. One morning, however, Rachel sees something out of the ordinary, and finds herself drawn into a missing persons case. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Huntsman: Winter’s War

Before the events of Snow White and the Huntsman, Ravenna (Charlize Theron) tried to coax the magic from her kinder sister Freya (Emily Blunt), without any luck. When the love of Freya’s life betrays her, her magical powers are revealed, and she sets out to make her own kingdom, training an army of child soldiers – or Huntsmen – two of whom are Eric (Chris Hemsworth) and his secret love Sara (Jessica Chastain). When things take a turn for the dark, Eric and Sara set out to stop Freya from gaining the ultimate evil power. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Sicario

After a gruesome find at a house raid in Arizona, FBI Agent Kate Macy (Emily Blunt) is asked to volunteer for a task force aimed at taking a Mexican cartel boss down. Initially excited to be finally on the front lines, Macy soon learns that there is more going on in this task force than she has been led to believe. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Into the Woods

Rob Marshall’s musical ties together famous fairytales into one story; the story of a childless Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) who must gather together magical items so a witch (Meryl Streep) can reverse a curse put on their family tree. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – May 30th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. Hint; this week’s movie is based on a book with an awesome name, and contains aliens. Can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Edge of Tomorrow

In the not too distant future, aliens have landed and are decimating Earth. When Bill Cage (Tom Cruise) refuses a mission to go to the frontline, General Brigham (Brendan Gleeson) has him arrested and charged with being a deserter. Cage fins himself on the frontline anyway and, when an ambush goes horribly wrong, he finds himself on the edge of death, with the peculiar talent for repeating the same day over and over again. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Looper

When illegal organisations in the year 2074 want to get rid of someone, they send them 30 years back in time to be killed by a Looper. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is one such Looper. Joe lives the high life, but knows that one day his loop will be closed, and he will end up killing his future self. What he doesn’t know, however, is that his future self may not simply accept his fate. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Five-Year Engagement

Violet (Emily Blunt) and Tom (Jason Segal) get engaged one year after they start dating, but they learn that planning a wedding while trying to be supportive of one another is harder than it looks. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2012 Review – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Alfred (Ewan McGregor) is approached by Harriet (Emily Blunt) to help fulfil the wishes of an Arab Sheikh and bring the sport of fly-fishing to the Yemeni desert. UK government press secretary Patricia (Kristin Scott Thomas) backs the plan and maintains, “We need a good story about the Middle East that doesn’t have explosions”. Continue reading

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