Tag Archives: Jennifer Garner

Cinema Review – Miracles from Heaven

Ten year old Anna Beam (Kylie Rogers) is plagued with an unresponsive digestive disease, and there seems to be no hope of her ever living a normal life. Anna’s patient and tenacious Mom Christy (Jennifer Garner) does not rest until Anna is seen by one of the top gastroenterologists in the country, but even with medication and constant monitoring, Anna’s condition does not change and Christy begins to lose her belief in God. That is, until something inexplicable happens… Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Mother’s Day

On the run up to Mother’s Day – that’s Mother’s Day in the US, by the way – a single mother struggles with her ex’s new wife’s desire to be part of her sons’ lives, a widower comes to terms with his wife’s death and two sisters finally open up to their parents about the people that they love. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Danny Collins

Danny Collins (Al Pacino) is an ageing rocker who still performs, but has never managed to give up the hard partying life of a rockstar. All of this changes when his manager Frank (Christopher Plummer) gives him a latter written by John Lennon, a letter written to Danny at the start of his career, a letter that never got to him until now. Danny dumps his cheating girlfriend and heads to pastures new… New Jersey. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) is used to having terrible days, but his family seems to have everything sorted out; his Mum (Jennifer Garner) is a hotshot publisher, his Dad (Steve Carell) is a househusband with a new job on the horizon, his sister (Kerris Dorsey) has the lead in her school play, and his older brother (Dylan Minnette) is about to go to prom. At midnight on his 12th birthday, Alexander makes a wish that his family would know what it would be like to be in his shoes for once, and the next day turns out to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews –February 7th 2014

Brogen Hayes chooses One to Watch; if you watch one movie in Irish cinemas this week, make it this one! (Hint – it has a Golden Globe winner in drag in it!) Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Dallas Buyers Club

When he is diagnosed with HIV, Ron Woodroof works around the system to get the drugs that he needs to survive. While doing so, he realises that he is not the only one who has found himself outside the system, and he struggles to help others. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Cindy (Jennifer Garner) and Jim (Joel Edgerton) Green want nothing more than a child. When they are told that their chances of conceiving are nil, they discuss what their biological child would be like, over a bottle of wine, then bury their notes in the garden. After a freak rain spell, the couple are woken to discover a young boy named Timothy (CJ Adams) in their house; a young boy who calls them Mom and Dad. Continue reading

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