Tag Archives: Imogen Poots

Cinema Review – Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

In the run up to the release of his second solo album Conner 4 Real (Andy Samberg) finds his charmed life beginning to fall apart; critics slate his new album, his tour is not sold out and his friends are beginning to drift away. In a desperate attempt to hold on to his celebrity status, Conner and his management team turn to more and more desperate measures. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Knight of Cups

Rick (Christian Bale) is a writer in Hollywood, whose glamorous life of parties and excess holds no thrall for him any more, as he struggles with where his life is going and what his true purpose is, he crosses paths with six women, and has very different relationships with each of them. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – She’s Funny That Way

In an interview with a critic, breakout actress Isabella (Imogen Poots) reflects on her career so far, and tells the story of how she got her big break through a married Broadway director who hired her when she was a call girl. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Green Room

Punk band Ain’t Rights travel the country picking up gigs and making enough money for petrol and food. When a gig is badly managed, the organiser promises a better one at a bar his cousin knows… A white supremacist bar in the middle of nowhere. After the gig, the band stumble across the aftermath of a murder, and suddenly find themselves in an unrelenting and violent fight for their lives. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Need for Speed

Tobey (Aaron Paul) is a mechanic with a passion for street racing cars. When a race goes wrong, Tobey is left to take the blame. Two years later, Tobey returns to the world of street racing to take the title – and a whole lot of money – the man who set him up. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – A Long Way Down

On New Year’s Eve, disgraced former TV presenter Martin (Pierce Brosnan) climbs to a spot in London, favoured by suicides with the intent of jumping from the roof and joining their number. As he contemplates his last few moments on earth, three strangers, all of whom had the same idea, join him on the roof. As the four flippantly reveal their reasons for ending their lives, a tenuous bond is formed between them. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – That Awkward Moment

When one of their number is dumped, three best friends make a pact to stay single; the trouble is that the bachelors find their flings are turning serious. Suddenly the awkward moment changes from breaking up to staying together. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Filth

Police officer Bruce Robertson (James McAvoy) finds himself in line for promotion within the ranks, but must battle his own demons – accentuated by the impending Christmas season – in order to face down his rivals, and get the post he feels he deserves. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – A Late Quartet

As a string quartet approaches it’s 25th anniversary, one of their number falls ill, unleashing the tensions and resentments within the group.
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