Tag Archives: Jon Hamm

Cinema Review – Keeping up with the Joneses

Karen (Isla Fisher) and Jeff Gaffney (Zach Galiafinakis) live a quiet life in the suburbs of Atlanta, but all of this changes when the accomplished, beautiful and charming Joneses move in to the neighbourhood. Suspicious that people like Tim (Jon Hamm) and Natalie Jones (Gal Gadot) would move into such a sleepy area, she begins to spy on them and eventually discovers the truth; Tim and Natalie are not who they appear to be. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Absolutely: Fabulous: The Movie

When Eddy (Jennifer Saunders) has her book deal revoked, and her ex-husband stops paying for her lavish home, she and her lifelong friend/drinking buddy Patsy (Joanna Lumley) decide that representing Kate Moss is the way forward for both of them. Unfortunately, in her haste to talk to Moss, Eddy knocks her into the Thames and, with the world media believing Eddy killed Moss, the two friends escape to the south of France to hide out and continue to live fabulously, dahling. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Minions

In this spin off from the Despicable Me films, we learn the history of the little yellow Minions, who so delight in helping the biggest villain they can find, long before they ever met the Despicable Gru. After they accidentally destroy all their masters – including a dinosaur, Napoleon, a vampire and a large portion of Ancient Egypt – the Minions isolate themselves in Antarctica, but three of their number – Bob, Kevin and Stuart – set out to find a villain they can serve, and thus fulfil their life’s purpose. Enter Scarlett Overkill (Sandra Bullock), the world’s first female super villain, who has her eyes set on the throne of England. The Minions vow to help, but of course it is not long before things go awry. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Million Dollar Arm

JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) is a struggling baseball agent, in a last ditch attempt to save his company, JB decides to recruit cricket players from India, via a huge talent competition, and turn them into professional baseball players. What could possibly go wrong!? Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – The Congress

Robin Wright (Robin Wright) is an aging, out of work actress who has devoted much of her life to her family. When she is called into Miramount Studios, she believes she will be offered the role of a lifetime. Instead, studio boss Jeff (Danny Huston) wants to offer her the last job of her career; a process where she is scanned and captured on computers so her likeness will keep performing, but will never have to again. Reluctantly, Wright considers the offer, although the consequences are further reaching than she could possibly imagine. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Bridesmaids

When Annie (Kristen Wiig) is asked to be Maid of Honour at Lillian’s wedding, she really does not know what she is letting herself in for. Fittings, dodgy food, batchelorette parties and the possible end of her relationship with her oldest friend. Continue reading

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