Tag Archives: Jack Black

Cinema Review – Kung Fu Panda 3

After stealing the chi of the Kung-Fu masters in the spirit realm, the obsessive Kai (J.K. Simmons) returns to the mortal realm to take on the one who is destined to destroy him. The trouble is that Po (Jack Black) may be the Dragon Warrior, but he has not yet mastered the use of chi, and his long lost father Li (Bryan Cranston) has finally found him, and the two are trying to forge a relationship for the first time. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Goosebumps

When Zach (Dylan Minette) and his mother move in next door to Mr Shivers and his teenage daughter Hannah (Odeya Rush), it is not long before Zach discovers the secret that Mr Shivers is trying to keep; he is actually the author R.L. Stine and, when the original manuscripts for his famous books are opened, the monsters inside are set free into the world. It is up to Zach, Hannah and Stine to save the day, and put the fictional monsters back between the pages of the books again. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Sex Tape

The thrill has long since gone out of Annie (Cameron Diaz) and Jay’s (Jason Segel) marriage. One night, they find themselves without the kids and in possession of a new iPad, so decide to make a sex tape to spice up their lovemaking. When the video syncs with the many iPads that Jay has given away, the couple find themselves in a race against time to destroy the evidence before their friends, family and prospective colleagues see it. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2013 Review – Bernie

Based on a true story, Bernie tells the story of a mild mannered man, living in a small Texan town who befriended, then murdered one of the town’s wealthiest widows. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Muppets

The Muppets’s biggest fan Walter is taken on a tour of The Muppets Studio by his brother Gary (Jason Segel). While there, Walter overhears a diabolical plot by evil oil baron Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to tear down the studio to drill for oil. It is up to Walter, Gary and Gary’s fiancée Mary (Amy Adams) to get the Muppets back together and put on one last show to raise money to save the studio. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Big Year


For birdwatchers – or ‘birders’ – in the US, there is one ultimate dream; to complete the Big Year by seeing or hearing as many different species of bird as possible. Three strangers set out to complete this unusual challenge, and along the way they learn more about themselves and each other. Continue reading

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