Tag Archives: Kate Hudson

Cinema Review – Deepwater Horizon

In April 2010, the biggest oil spill un US history began with an explosion aboard the offshore drilling rig, the Deepwater Horizon. Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) returned to work on the rig not long before the accident, and struggled to get as many people off the rig alive as he could, while trying to stop the disastrous chain of events that had been set in motion. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The First Monday in May

Each year on the first Monday in May, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York opens their annual exhibition at the Costume Institute with the famous and star-studded Met Gala. In 2015, the exhibition was China: Through The Looking Glass, and filmmaker Andrew Rossi followed curator Andrew Bolton for eight months in the run up to the fashion event of the year. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Rock the Kasbah

Richie Lanz (Bill Murray) is a down on his luck talent agent based in California. When a USO show organiser sees his act Ronnie (Zooey Deschanel) singing in a bar, he gives Lanz the idea to take Ronnie on a tour of US bases in Afghanistan. On arriving in Kabul, Ronnie is disillusioned with the city and quickly absconds with Lanz’s money and passport. To make some cash to find a way home, Lanz agrees to deliver arms to a small village, and while there, discovers Salima (Leem Lubany) has a wonderful voice, and he sets out to convince her to take part on TV show Afghan Star. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – September 19th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. This week’s film stars a SCRUBS actor and was partly funded on Kickstarter. Can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Wish I Was Here

Aidan Bloom (Zach Braff) is a struggling actor with no prospect of a job on the horizon, and a young family. When his father (Mandy Patinkin) announces he is dying – and can therefore no longer financially support him – Aidan must find a way to connect with his family and the life he has built around himself. Continue reading

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