Tag Archives: JIM PARSONS

Cinema Review – Hidden Figures

In 1960s Virginia, when segregation was still very much in effect, three African American women, Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) and Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) not only defied expectations and rules, but helped NASA with the mathematics to launch the first successful US space missions. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Home

The Boov – a brightly coloured and so-ugly-they’re-cute race of aliens – have been on the run from their mortal enemy for a long time. Running from planet to planet, they find themselves at Earth and relocate the humans to custom-built towns so they can settle into the cities. When Oh (Jim Parsons) accidentally lets the galaxy know where The Boov are, he finds himself on the run from his own people. Tip (Rihanna) is the last human left in the city, desperately trying to find her Mum, who was taken to one of the new cities. It’s not long before Oh and Tip find each other, and realise they need one another to survive. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Big Year

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON FILMORIA

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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