Tag Archives: Jonah Hill

Cinema Review – War Dogs

Ephriam (Jonah Hill) and David (Miles Teller) were best friends in juniour high, but lost touch. When the two reconnect at a funeral, Ephriam brings David into his world of high stakes arms dealing to the US government, and it is no t long before the two are raking in millions of dollars in profits, and doing everything they can to make sure their income keeps getting larger. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hail, Caesar!

In 1950s Hollywood, Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) works as a ‘Fixer’ for Capitol Studios. It’s Mannix’s job to make sure the studio retains its reputation, but between negotiating a portrayal of Jesus in the upcoming ‘Hail Caesar’ with religious heads, making a gentrified star of Western star Hobie Doyle (Alden Ehrenreich) and covering up the pregnancy of DeeAnna Moran (Scarlett Johansson), Mannix is considering a job change. The sudden abduction of Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) – star of “Hail Ceasar” – makes everything more complicated, especially with reporters Thora and Thessaly Thacker (Tilda Swinton) on the hunt for their next big stories. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – True Story

When it is discovered that new York Times journalist Mike Finkel (Jonah Hill) made a composite character of five men he interviewed, for the sake of a better story, he is fired in disgrace. Not long afterwards, he gets a call from a local Oregon journalist telling him of Christian Longo (James Franco), a man who is accused of murdering his wife and family before going on the run using Finkel’s name. Intrigued, and hoping to find the story that will resurrect his career, Finkel contacts Longo in prison, and the two begin talking. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Lego Movie

Emmet Brickowoski (Chris Pratt) is an ordinary Lego Minifigure; he follows the instructions and is happy in his ordered world until he meets the mysterious Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks) and is mistaken for a Lego MasterBuilder. Emmet finds himself on a mission to save the universe from the evil President Business (Will Ferrell), with the help of Batman (Will Arnett), Benny (Charlie Day) and the wise MiniFig Vitruvius (Morgan Freeman). 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 – This is the End

Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson and James Franco find themselves holed up in the latter’s house after the apocalypse begins. The six must find out how to ration the water, food and crucially, the drugs, while trying to survive the end of days. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Watch

A group of suburban men form a Neighbourhood Watch group to solve a murder, but find themselves battling an alien invasion. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – 21 Jump Street

After their first bust goes horribly wrong, two young police officers are recruited into a programme that places youthful looking police officers undercover in high schools. Jenko (Channing Tatum) and Schmidt (Jonah Hill) are tasked with bringing down a synthetic drug ring, but find themselves drawn into the teenage world, and try to make up for mistakes they made in their past. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Sitter

Noah Griffith (Jonah Hill) is a good hearted slacker in a very one sided relationship. When his mother’s future happiness relies on him babysitting for three children, Jonah reluctantly agrees. Little does he realise that this simple job will lead to car theft, crashing a Bat Mitzvah and a confrontation with a very changeable drug dealer, Karl (Sam Rockwell). Continue reading

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