Tag Archives: Michael Dowse

One to Watch Movie Reviews – August 22nd 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. Hint; the movie does not star Scarlett Johansson or Marion Cotillard, can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – What If

When Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe) and Chantry (Zoe Kazan) meet at a party, they immediately hit it off. Wallace walks Chantry home and she gives him her number. The only catch is, she has a long-term boyfriend. Wallace has to decide whether he really wants to be just friends with Chantry and whether he can stand to have his heart broken again. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – The Grand Seduction

Tickle Head, a once successful and proud fishing harbour in Newfoundland, has fallen on hard times – much like the rest of the world. When a chemical processing company offers to build a factory in the harbour, it seems that all the residents’ problems are solved until, that is, the company demands the one thing the community doesn’t have, a doctor. Self-appointed mayor and charming rogue Murray (Brendan Gleeson) hatches and elaborate plan to entice doctor Paul Lewis to the island, and an even more elaborate plan to make him want to stay. Continue reading

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