Tag Archives: Karen Gillan

Cinema Review – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Not long after the events of the first film, the Guardians are tasked with protecting valuable batteries from attack. Although they complete their mission their employers – The Sovereign Race – are not too happy to learn some of their batteries are missing. When the Guardians are saved from an epic space battle by a mysterious stranger, they realise that this man may have answers about Peter Quill’s (Chris Pratt) true parentage, and be the link to the family that Quill never knew. I am Groot! Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Big Short

In 2005, hedge fund manager Michael Burry (Christian Bale) came up with a theory, a theory that caused colleagues, investors and banks to believe that Burry was completely wasting time and money. Bury predicted that the housing market would collapse at some stage in 2007, and began to bet against the market. It’s not long before other financial dealers get wind of this theory and, believing Burry to be right, begin to gamble against the American economy. Little do they realise however, that the impending crash will be bigger than they could have imagined. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Guardians of the Galaxy

Taken from earth as a child, Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), AKA Star-Lord, has adapted to life in the far reaches of space. When he comes into possession of a mysterious orb, however, Quill finds himself at the centre of a galaxy wide manhunt, which leads him to form an uneasy truce with bounty hunters Rocket Racoon (Bradley Cooper) and Groot (Vin Diesel), as well as Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) in order to survive, and to save the galaxy. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Oculus

Several years after their father brutally killed their mother and terrorised them, Kaylie (Karen Gillan) and Tim (Brenton Thwaites) reunite in their old home. Tim has just been released from a mental facility, and Kaylie is determined to get to the bottom of the supernatural mystery that surrounded their trauma. Continue reading

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