Tag Archives: Natalie Portman

Cinema Review – Jackie

After the assassination of her husband John F. Kennedy (Caspar Phillipson) in November 1963, Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) finds herself not only dealing with the trauma of her husband being shot while sitting beside her, but also organising the assassinated President’s funeral, the almost immediate loss of her standing as First Lady of the US, moving out of the home that she had lovingly restored and considering her husband’s – and her legacy – for generations to come. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Knight of Cups

Rick (Christian Bale) is a writer in Hollywood, whose glamorous life of parties and excess holds no thrall for him any more, as he struggles with where his life is going and what his true purpose is, he crosses paths with six women, and has very different relationships with each of them. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Thor

After defying his father’s wishes Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Norse god of Thunder, is cast out of Asgard, leaving his brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) to take the throne. On earth, Thor meets astrophysicist Jane (Natalie Portman) and must find a way back home before Loki destroys Asgard forever. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D

A trade tax leads to the invasion of the planet Naboo after negotiations between the Jedi Knights and the Trade Federation break down. Queen Amidala goes on the run with the Jedi and they discover an unusual young boy on the planet Tattooine. Continue reading

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