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Cinema Review – Suburbicon

After a home invasion goes wrong and his wife is killed, Gardener (Matt Damon) allows his sister in law to move into his home to care for his young son. As time goes on however, Gardener’s carefully ordered world in the quiet suburb of Suburbicon begins to fall apart, when money owed is not paid and uncomfortable questions are asked. Meanwhile, an African-American family has moved unto the area, whose presence seems to be upsetting for the rest of the residents.
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Cannes Review – Money Monster

Lee Gates (George Clooney) is the presenter of Money Monster, a New York based TV show that tells potential investors just what they should do with their money. After Ibis Clear Capital – one of Gates’ tips – loses $800 million overnight, Kyle Budwell (Jack O’Connell), desperate and dangerous after losing all of his money, breaks into the studio and holds Gates hostage with the demand of finding out just where his money went. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hail, Caesar!

In 1950s Hollywood, Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) works as a ‘Fixer’ for Capitol Studios. It’s Mannix’s job to make sure the studio retains its reputation, but between negotiating a portrayal of Jesus in the upcoming ‘Hail Caesar’ with religious heads, making a gentrified star of Western star Hobie Doyle (Alden Ehrenreich) and covering up the pregnancy of DeeAnna Moran (Scarlett Johansson), Mannix is considering a job change. The sudden abduction of Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) – star of “Hail Ceasar” – makes everything more complicated, especially with reporters Thora and Thessaly Thacker (Tilda Swinton) on the hunt for their next big stories. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Monuments Men

Toward the end of World War II, American art lover Frank Stokes (George Clooney) realised that precious pieces of work were being gathered or destroyed by the Nazi forces. With permission from the President, he sets about forming a taskforce to recover and return the stolen works of art. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Gravity

Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) and Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) struggle to survive after an encounter with a debris field leaves them adrift, 600km above the surface of the Earth. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Descendants

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Matt King (George Clooney) is a rich Hawaiian landowner and the trustee of beautiful piece of land passed down by his ancestors. His home life is not as simple as it looks, however, when his wife is critically injured in a jet skiing accident, all the family dysfunction that Matt had either ignored of been genuinely unaware of, comes floating to the surface. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Up In The Air

Ryan Bingham (George Clooney), is a corporate downsizer, and as a result, a frequent flyer. He  has his life just how he likes it: no emotional baggage, very little actual baggage and plenty of in-flight perks. That is, until he falls for the mysterious Alex (Vera Farmiga), and is lumbered with work-partner Natalie (Anna Kendrick). Continue reading

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