Tag Archives: Gemma Arterton

Cinema Review – Their Finest

During World War II, a British film company sets out to make an “authentic and uplifting” film about the evacuation of Dunkirk. Screenwriter Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) joins the crew to bring a female perspective to the story of twins Lily (Lily Knight) and Rose (Francesca Knight) Starling, who sailed a small boat to France to rescue Allied troops, and finds herself facing some truths of her own. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Gemma Bovery

Gemma (Gemma Arterton) and her husband Charlie (Jason Flemyng) move from London to a small French village. There, they catch the attention of Martin (Fabrice Luchini), a baker who moved home from Paris to take over his father’s bakery. Although the couples become friendly, Martin becomes fascinated with Gemma, and the fact that her behaviour seems to so closely resemble that of Gustave Flaubert’s famous character Emma Bovary. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Byzantium

Mother and daughter vampire team Clara (Gemma Arterton) and Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan) have always been together, and they have always had to be secretive. Things change, however, when Eleanor finds someone she can confide in and the past catches up with Clara. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

In this twist on the classic fairy tale, Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton) survive their childhood ordeal at the hands of a hungry witch, and set out to rid the world of witchy evil. When a large number of children go missing from one town however, it will take all of their strength and skill to save the day. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Song For Marion

Marion (Vanessa Redgrave) is terminally ill, but insists that she still be a part of her local choir, much to the annoyance of her husband Arthur (Terence Stamp). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is the story of Dalstan (Jake Gyllenhaal), who, as a young orphan was taken in by the King of Persia and treated as his own son. However, when the King is murdered 15 years later and Dalstan is framed, he must go on the run to save his life. The only thing is, he has recently acquired a mysterious dagger with some magical properties. Dalstan also has to deal with Princess Tamina (Gemma Arterton) who seems determined to go wherever the dagger goes. Continue reading

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