Tag Archives: Jennifer Lawrence

Cinema Review – Joy

Even as a little girl, Joy Mangano (Jennifer Lawrence) always had a creative streak, and invented a quick release dog collar as a little girl, a design that was never patented. After having to clean up red wine and broken glass with her hands, Joy thinks up an idea for a self wringing mop but, while struggling to keep her family together and come up with the cash for this new product, Joy doesn’t quite tick all the boxes that she should. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

“Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to the 76th Hunger Games”, so says Finnick Odair (Sam Claflin) as the rebels from District 13 make their final assault on the Capitol to take down President Snow (Donald Sutherland) and win freedom for all of Panem. Of course Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) cannot sit on the sidelines – even after she was almost choked to death at the end of the last film – and she is right in the mix with the rest of the fighters, but it is not long before a new and more dangerous threat than the Capitol emerges. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Immediately after her rescue from The Hunger Games, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself in District 13, and at the heart of a revolution against President Snow and the Capitol. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Serena

George Pemberton (Bradley Cooper) is the head of a timber empire in Carolina in the 1920s. Love has eluded Pemberton, but that all changes when he meets the beautiful and passionate Serena (Jennifer Lawrence). The two set about making Pemberton’s business even more successful, by any means necessary, but it is not long before their choices come back to haunt them. 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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Rant – My Oscar Predictions

It’s that time of year again, where movie fans all around the world stock up on snacks and stay up all night to watch the Oscars. I am slightly late in publishing my predictions this year, but I have been caught up in JDIFF and been incredibly sick, so my apologies. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – American Hustle

After bring caught running a scam, con man Irving (Christian Bale) and his partner Sydney (Amy Adams) are forced to work with FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper) as he struggles to bring down politicians, and make a name for himself. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

After their seemingly selfless act at the end of The Hunger Games, an act that made them victors, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Jush Hutcherson) find the eye of the Capitol upon them. Their act of love has sparked a fuse in the Districts of Panem, a spark that sees Katniss and Peeta thrown back into the spotlight, and back into the Games. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Silver Linings Playbook

When Pat (Bradley Cooper) is released from a psychiatric facility, he vows to get his life back on track and win his wife back. That is, until he makes a connection with Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a young woman suffering similar grief and struggles. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games

As penance for an ancient uprising, the people of Panem are forced to take part in the annual Hunger Games. Each person between the ages of 12 and 18 are entered into a draw and those unlucky enough to be called must fight to the death until just one is left standing. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) volunteers to take part in the games to save her 12-year-old sister from the arena. Katniss must use her wits and skills to survive the Capitol and the Games. Continue reading

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