Tag Archives: Jon Favreau

Cinema Review – The Jungle Book

For all of his young life, Mowgli (Neel Sethi) has been raised in the jungle, having been found by the panther Bagheera (Ben Kingsley), and adopted by a wolf pack. When the tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) discovers there is a “man cub” living in the jungle, he vows not to rest until Mowgli is dead. Bagheera takes Mowgli on a journey to the man village to protect him, and Mowgli makes some new friends and enemies along the way. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Wolf of Wall Street

Based on a true story, The Wolf of Wall Street charts the rise to riches – and the dizzy height of Wall Street – of a young, eager man named Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), and his subsequent decline into drugs, debauchery and crime. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – People Like Us

Warning: Contains unexpected rant.

When Sam’s (Chris Pine) father dies, he returns to LA to find the legacy he has been left is not the one he expected. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Iron Man 2

Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) must take on his greatest challenges yet; he is coming to terms with the fact that he has outed himself as a superhero, the device he uses to stay alive is slowly killing him, and Ivan Venko – AKA Whiplash – is looking for vengeance. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Iron Man

Billionaire playboy Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), head of Stark Industries, is taken captive on a trip to Afghanistan and ordered to re-create his famous Jericho weapon in exchange for his freedom. Stark creates a weaponised suit, which wins him his freedom, but he has to deal with the fact that there is shrapnel in his chest and someone within his company that both want to kill him. Continue reading

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