Tag Archives: Maggie Gyllenhaal

One to Watch Movie Reviews – May 9th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. Hint; this weeks movie stars a ginger and an actor in a giant fake head… Can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Frank

Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) is a man stuck in a dead end job, who dreams of making music. The trouble is, he has no idea how to start, and few engaging ideas for songs. When he encounters a band led by the enigmatic Frank (Michael Fassbender), Jon finds himself playing keyboard in the band, and on his way to a remote house in Ireland to record an album. It is not long, however, before Jon wonders if he has bitten off more than he can chew. Continue reading

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Retro Review – The Dark Knight

Bruce Wayne must come to terms with the fact that he may have finally lost the woman he loves, and Batman faces his greatest foe yet, The Joker, a mysterious man who thrives on chaos. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Crazy Heart

Crazy Heart is based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Cobb. The film stars Jeff Bridges as ‘Bad’ Blake, a washed up country singer who is making a meager living playing bars and bowling alleys in the Southwestern US. When Bad meets Jean (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a journalist looking for a story, and is indirectly reunited with his ex touring partner, Tommy Sweet (Colin Farrell) his life is changed. For the better. Continue reading

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