Tag Archives: Gwyneth Paltrow

Cinema Review – Thanks for Sharing

Three recovering sex addicts – Adam (Mark Ruffalo), Mike (Tim Robbins) and Neil (Josh Gad) – negotiate the perils of their sobriety as life throws a series of challenges at them. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Iron Man 3

In the aftermath of Loki’s attack on New York, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) finds that his experience with the Avengers left a lasting impression. Meanwhile, a new threat to Iron Man’s world arises in the form of The Mandarin, and some of Tony’s old friends and enemies return. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Marvel’s Avengers Assemble

Loki (Tom Hiddleston) returns to earth via a portal created by the Tesseract and vows to enslave the human race. Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and S.H.I.E.L.D. gather the members of the Avengers Initiative in order to defeat him, but first, the Avengers have to overcome their differences. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Iron Man 2

Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) must take on his greatest challenges yet; he is coming to terms with the fact that he has outed himself as a superhero, the device he uses to stay alive is slowly killing him, and Ivan Venko – AKA Whiplash – is looking for vengeance. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Iron Man

Billionaire playboy Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), head of Stark Industries, is taken captive on a trip to Afghanistan and ordered to re-create his famous Jericho weapon in exchange for his freedom. Stark creates a weaponised suit, which wins him his freedom, but he has to deal with the fact that there is shrapnel in his chest and someone within his company that both want to kill him. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Contagion

Beth Emhoff (Gwyneth Paltrow) returns home from a business trip to China with a slight cough. Within a few short hours, she is dead from an unknown disease. The disease spreads quickly and mutates as it goes, so Doctors Ellis Cheever (Lawrence Fishburne) and Erin Mears (Kate Winslet) go into containment mode. There is no known cure; they have to stop the disease from spreading while they search for one. Meanwhile, Beth’s widower Mitch (Matt Damon) is declared immune and goes to great lengths to protect his daughter, internet prophet Alan Krumwiede (Jude Law) is arrested for spreading what he believes to be the truth, Dr. Leonora Orantes (Marion Cotillard) is held hostage against the promise of a cure and millions of people around the world die. Continue reading

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