Tag Archives: Mia Wasikowska

Cinema Review – Crimson Peak

Young author Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) has long since believed in ghosts, after her mother’s spectre appeared to her at a young age with a cryptic warning. Years later, Edith finds herself swept off her feet by the handsome, mysterious and charming Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston). After tragedy strikes, Edith desperately wants to escape the memories of home, and sets out to make a new one with Thomas and his inscrutable sister Lucille (Jessica Chastain), in a crumbling mansion that is filled with holes, memories and blood coloured clay. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Maps to the Stars

Agatha (Mia Wasikowska) arrives in LA to meet Carrie Fisher, her Twitter friend. On the way to her lodgings, she asks to stop at the home of teen star Benjie Weiss (Evan Bird). It’s not long before Agatha becomes the PA to fallen actress Havana Segrand (Julianne Moore), and both women realise they are haunted by the ghosts of the past. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – April 25th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. Hint; this week’s movie is not a big comedy or a sci-fi epic, can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – April 4th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. This week’s movie includes doubles and a director to watch out for; can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – Tracks

In 1977, Robyn Davidson (Mia Wasikowska) decided to walk 2,000 miles across the Australian desert; from Alice Springs to the ocean. Robyn’s only companions over the six-month journey were to be four camels and her dog; the solitude was something she craved. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – The Double

Simon (Jesse Eisenberg) is a young man, remarkable in his complete lack of remarkability. Simon works for a data processing company and is completely in love with his co-worker Hanna (Mia Wasikowska), but is probably never going to do anything about it. When James (Jesse Eisenberg) is transferred in from a sister branch, Simon’s carefully ordered life is thrown into chaos; this newcomer looks exactly like him, yet no-one seems to be able to see it. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – Only Lovers Left Alive


Vampires Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton) have been married for centuries. Unable to be together for long, but also to never be truly apart they reunite at Adam’s home in Detroit to rejuvenate one another and celebrate their love. When Eve’s vampire sister Ava (Mia Wasikowska) arrives on their doorstep, however, she throws their carefully ordered world into chaos and threatens their very survival. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2013 Review – Stoker

After the death of her father, India’s (Mia Wasikowska) mysterious uncle Charlie (Matthew Goode) comes to live with the family. Both India and her mother are dealing with their grief in different ways, and although it is clear that Charlie is more than he seems, each woman responds to him in different ways. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Jane Eyre

When orphan Jane Eyre becomes governess for the mysterious Mr Rochester, it is not long before she falls for his charms. Little does she realise, he is hiding a terrible secret… Continue reading

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