Tag Archives: Hugh Jackman

Cinema Review – Chappie

In the near future, Johannesburg is a violent and dangerous city, pliced by robot droids. When droid creator Deon Wilson (Dev Patel) believes he has created artificial intelligence, he is denied the chance to test his theory officially, so takes matters into his own hands. When criminals desperate for cash capture him, Wilson is forced to upload his programme into a police drone, creating the first robot with the ability to feel and think for himself. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

The magic tablet that brings the inhabitants of New York’s Natural History Museum is becoming corroded and weak, so Larry (Ben Stiller) must take Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek) to London to find out the history of the ancient magic from his parents. Of course, Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams), Jed (Owen Wilson), Octavius (Steve Coogan) and the gang tag along for the ride, and they make friends with Sir Lancelot (Dan Stevens) along the way. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – X-Men: Days of Future Past


In the not too distant future, a war between mutants and humans has devastated the world, and Professor X (Patrick Stewart) traces the war back to a single event in the past. The Professor, along with Magneto (Ian McKellen), devises a way for Kitty Pryde (Ellen Page) to send Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) back in time, to end the war before it even begins. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Prisoners

When Keller Dover’s (Hugh Jackman) daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands, even as Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) chases down every lead to find the girls before it’s too late. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Wolverine

Logan (Hugh Jackman) is summoned to Japan by a man whose life he saved many years before. While there, he becomes embroiled in a family conflict that forces him to confront his past. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Les Misérables

Based on the phenomenally successful stage show – which was based on the book by Victor Hugo – Les Misérables is the story of convicted criminal Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) who, when released on parole, reinvents himself as a totally new man. Set against the backdrop of the 1832 Paris Uprising, the story follows Valjean and the people whose lives he touches in his quest to overcome his past. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Rise of the Guardians

When the evil Pitch (Jude Law) threatens to engulf the world in fear and darkness the protectors of childhood – the Guardians – must band together to defeat him. At the same time these Guardians – North (Alec Baldwin), Tooth (Isla Fisher), Bunnymund (Hugh Jackman) and the Sandman – must learn to work with the new Guardian Jack Frost (Chris Pine). Continue reading

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Trailer Talk – Rise of the Guardians

The Guardians are the creatures of fable and fairy tale that we believed in as children – The Sandman, Santa (Alec Baldwin), The Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher) and The Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman). These Guardians protect children and keep them safe from the evil Pitch (Jude Law), until Pitch rises stronger than ever, and the Guardians must call on Jack Frost (Chris Pine) to join them in defeating evil. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Real Steel

The future we see in Real Steel is one where human boxers and professional fighters have been replaced by robots. Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman) is an ex-boxer who is having less than good luck when it comes to the robots he controls. Enter Charlie’s estranged son Max (Dakota Goyo) and it is not long before Max’s enthusiasm and determination rub off on his old man, and Atom – an old sparring robot they train up – is winning his fights. Continue reading

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