Tag Archives: Morgan Freeman

Cinema Review – Going in Style

After he witnesses a bank robbery, and learns that not only has his pension vanished, but his mortgage repayments have trebled, septuagenarian Joe (Michael Caine) convinces his lifelong pals Willie (Morgan Freeman) and Albert (Alan Arkin) to pull off a daring heist, a heist on the very bank that dissolved their pension fund. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ben-Hur

In the time of “The Messiah” Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) and his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell) have a strong bond until Messala leaves Jerusalem to fight with his people; the Romans. When he returns, Messala is a Captain of the Roman army, and petitions his brother to allow Pontius Pilate (Pilou Asbaek) safe passage through the Jewish city. When Pilate is attacked, Hudah is blamed, and after five years as a Roman galley slave, returns home to seek revenge against the man he used to call brother. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Now You See Me 2

Eighteen months after the events of Now You See Me, The Horsemen are disbanded and in hiding, and Dylan Rhodes (Mark Ruffalo) is still sending the FBI on a wild goose chase looking for the illusionist thieves. Announcing their comeback with an act of corporate sabotage, The Horsemen – with new member Lula (Lizzy Caplan) – find themselves kidnapped and taken to Macau, where they are forced to steal for reclusive tech prodigy Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe). Of course, The Horsemen are not going to take this lying down, and soon come up with a plan of their own. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ted 2

After Ted (Seth MacFarlane) marries the beautiful but ditzy Tami-Lyn (Jessica Barth), it only takes one short year for the two to start having troubles. Convinced that a baby would solve their problems, the two start chasing down possible sperm donations or adoption, unaware that they are drawing Ted to the State’s attention. When Ted is deemed to not be an actual person, Ted, John (Mark Wahlberg) and their lawyer Samantha (Amanda Seyfried) team up to fight for Ted’s recognition and human rights. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Dolphin Tale 2

Although she was rescued by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and fitted with a prosthetic tail to help her swim, Winter the dolphin’s life takes a turn for the complicated when her companion dolphin dies. It’s against US law to have a dolphin without company in an aquarium, so the staff of the aquarium must find a new friend for Winter before she is moved to a new home. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lucy

When Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) is drafted into a drug deal by her boyfriend, she is forced to carry drugs in her stomach, intended for global destinations. The drug – CHP4 – has the possibility to enhance the human mind, and when one of the bags in Lucy’s stomach ruptures, she becomes almost impossibly powerful and embarks on a quest for knowledge and revenge. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Lego Movie

Emmet Brickowoski (Chris Pratt) is an ordinary Lego Minifigure; he follows the instructions and is happy in his ordered world until he meets the mysterious Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks) and is mistaken for a Lego MasterBuilder. Emmet finds himself on a mission to save the universe from the evil President Business (Will Ferrell), with the help of Batman (Will Arnett), Benny (Charlie Day) and the wise MiniFig Vitruvius (Morgan Freeman). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Last Vegas

Four sixty something friends reunite for a stag weekend in Vegas, to celebrate the wedding of their last remaining single friend. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Now You See Me

J. Daniel Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Merrit McKinney (Woody Harrelson), Henley Reeves (Isla Fisher) and Jack Wilder (Dave Franco) are magicians operating with limited success in their chosen fields. A mysterious stranger brings them together to form The Four Horsemen; a super group of magicians and illusionists, with a mission for justice. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Oblivion

Sixty years after humanity won the battle for earth, the planet is a wasteland and humankind has relocated to Titan; one of Saturn’s moons. Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) and Victoria (Andrea Riseborough) are among the last humans remaining, tasked with running drones to ensure the safety of the planet. When a ship crash-lands on earth, Jack discovers that all is not as he has been told. Continue reading

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