Tag Archives: Helen Mirren

Cinema Review – Fast and Furious 8

While on honeymoon in Cuba, Dom (Vin Diesel) meets the mysterious Cipher (Charlize Theron) who forces him to work for her, and turn against his family and crew. The crew, including the newly added Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) are not about to accept Dom’s change of loyalty easily, and set out to find out just what Cipher is up to, and the hold she has over their friend. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Eye in the Sky

Col. Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren) is in charge of a routine surveillance operation in the UK, with the drone pilots based in the US as part of a joint operation. With government Minsters watching the operation’s every move, events become complicated when a bomb plot is discovered and a young girl enters the kill zone. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hundred-Foot Journey

When the Kadam family loses everything in a fire, they leave their native Mumbai behind. Finding themselves in a small French village, they decide to do what they are best at; run a restaurant. The trouble is that 100 feet across the road is Madame Mallory’s (Helen Mirren) Michelin Star restaurant, and she is not too pleased about having competition. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Red 2

Frank (Bruce Willis) is pulled out of retirement when a missing nuclear device threatens the world. Sarah (Mary-Louise Parker) is only too glad to join the crew as Marvin (John Malkovich) and Victoria (Helen Mirren) must deal with some new, and not so new, foes. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Monsters University

Before Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sulley (John Goodman) were the at the top of Monsters, Incorporated, they had to earn their qualifications in Scaring at Monsters University… And one another’s respect. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hitchcock

In 1959, Alfred Hitchcock (Anthony Hopkins) set out to make the follow up to North by Northwest; Psycho. The trouble is, Paramount Pictures don’t want the film, the Censors are unhappy and Alma (Helen Mirren), Hitchcock’s wife, was distracted. Continue reading

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