Tag Archives: Kiera Knightley

2014 at the Movies

It’s that time of year again, where we film critics cast our eyes back over the year that was, and choose the films that stood out among the many. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Imitation Game

During World War II a team led by Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) set up base at Bletchley Park in London to try and break the German Enigma Code, with the hopes of bringing the war to an early end. While Turing is undoubtedly a brilliant mathematician, he is also arrogant, awkward and willingly isolates himself. Although the team is working to break a secret code, it soon becomes clear that Turing is hiding some secrets of his own. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Say When

Kiera Knightley stars as Megan, a woman in her late 20s who never managed to get her life together. With her many of her friends getting married and starting families, Megan begins to wonder whether the life she has made is truly one that she wants. When her boyfriend proposes, Megan fakes a trip to a career seminar to get some space. Lacking a place to stay, she crashes on the couch of her new friend Annika (Moretz), who just so happens to be at the age where Megan’s emotional development was stifled. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Begin Again

After he is fired from the record company he founded, Dan (Mark Ruffalo) drowns his sorrows at the same bar where singer songwriter Greta (Kiera Knightley) happens to be performing. Promising he can make her a star, Dan convinces Greta to allow him to help make her music dreams come true. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

In the wake of 9/11, Phd student Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) drops out of college and joins the military. After he is shot down over Afghanistan two years later, Ryan is recruited by the CIA to work on Wall Street as an analyst to uncover potential terrorist organisations. When one company comes to the fore, run by Victor Cherevin (Kenneth Branagh), Ryan is sent to Moscow to investigate. Things take a turn, however, when Ryan’s suspicious fiancée Cathy (Kiera Knightley) follows him on his trip. Continue reading

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