Tag Archives: Jude Law

Cinema Review – King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

After his family is murdered in a violent coup, young Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) escapes to Londinium and makes a life for himself in back streets of the city. When the King of England Vortigem (Jude Law) becomes afraid for his throne after a mysterious sword in a stone appears at Camelot when the water recedes, Arthur, as well as all other men his age, are rounded up to try and pull the sword, and prove they are the true King of England so Vortigem can do away with them forever. After Arthur reveals himself as King, he must face his past, and fight for his future. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Black Sea

Robinson (Jude Law) is a submarine captain who has devoted his life to his job. When he is unceremoniously fired, he receives word that the location of a legendary Nazi submarine that was carrying several million dollars in gold when it sank, has been found. Robinson is hired to round up a crew and salvage the gold for a cut of the money, but the company that hired him may have different ideas. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2013 Review – Side Effects

When Emily Taylor’s (Rooney Mara) husband Martin (Channing Tatum) is released from a lengthy jail spell for insider trading, she suddenly finds herself unable to cope with the change in her life. After inflicting violence on herself, she is recommended to Dr Banks (Jude Law), a shrink who tries to medicate her through her troubles. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Rise of the Guardians

When the evil Pitch (Jude Law) threatens to engulf the world in fear and darkness the protectors of childhood – the Guardians – must band together to defeat him. At the same time these Guardians – North (Alec Baldwin), Tooth (Isla Fisher), Bunnymund (Hugh Jackman) and the Sandman – must learn to work with the new Guardian Jack Frost (Chris Pine). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Anna Karenina

Anna (Keira Knightley), the wife of a staid and prim government official (Jude Law) journeys from St. Petersburg to Moscow to convince her brother’s wife Dolly (Kelly McDonald) to forgive Oblonsky (Matthew McFadyen) for his cheating ways. In a cruel twist of fate, it is there that Anna meets Count Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and embarks on an affair that will prove dangerous for all involved. Continue reading

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Trailer Talk – Rise of the Guardians

The Guardians are the creatures of fable and fairy tale that we believed in as children – The Sandman, Santa (Alec Baldwin), The Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher) and The Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman). These Guardians protect children and keep them safe from the evil Pitch (Jude Law), until Pitch rises stronger than ever, and the Guardians must call on Jack Frost (Chris Pine) to join them in defeating evil. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT FILMORIA

Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr Watson must outwit the evil Dr Moriarty as he spins a web of death and destruction; all part of a larger plan that could have devastating consequences. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Contagion

Beth Emhoff (Gwyneth Paltrow) returns home from a business trip to China with a slight cough. Within a few short hours, she is dead from an unknown disease. The disease spreads quickly and mutates as it goes, so Doctors Ellis Cheever (Lawrence Fishburne) and Erin Mears (Kate Winslet) go into containment mode. There is no known cure; they have to stop the disease from spreading while they search for one. Meanwhile, Beth’s widower Mitch (Matt Damon) is declared immune and goes to great lengths to protect his daughter, internet prophet Alan Krumwiede (Jude Law) is arrested for spreading what he believes to be the truth, Dr. Leonora Orantes (Marion Cotillard) is held hostage against the promise of a cure and millions of people around the world die. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Repo Men

Remy (Jude Law) is a repo man for The Union, in other words he repossesses artificial organs supplied by The Union when customers fall behind on their payments. Remy is a family man. He loves his wife, son and house in the suburbs. He works with his best friend Jake (Forrest Whittaker). Everything is perfect. That is, until a job goes bad and Remy ends up the unwilling recipient of an artificial heart from, yes you guessed it, The Union. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Poor old Terry Gilliam. He has not had a good run of luck lately.

Watchmen, a project that he deemed “unfilmable” was indeed filmed, and fairly successfully. His adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s beloved novel Good Omens languished in development hell before being scrapped. He lost Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to Chris Columbus and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote was shut down in 2001 due to Jean Rochefort’s health problems. As well as all this, Tideland was overlooked and The Brothers Grimm was not well received.

And then Heath Ledger died. Continue reading

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