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Cinema Review – Lion

25 years after he fell asleep on a decommissioned train and awoke in Calcutta, thousands of miles from home, Saroo (Dev Patel) – now living in Australia, having been adopted by an Tasmanian couple – sets out to find out just where he came from, with the hope of being reunited with the family he lost so many years before. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Secret in Their Eyes

Not long after 9/11, Ray (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and his colleagues at the Counter Terrorism Joint Taskforce in LA are tasked with keeping an eye on a mosque in the city. When a woman’s body is found in a dumpster by the mosque and it turns out the be the daughter of one of the team, obsession and the quest for justice take the team over. Continue reading

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Cinema Review -Strangerland

Catherine (Nicole Kidman) Matthew (Joseph Fiennes) and their two children Lily (Maddison Brown) and Tom (Nicholas Hamilton) are new to the small Australian town of Nathgari. It is clear that the family is hiding from their past but until Tom and Lily go missing one night, and Catherine desperately tries to find her children, it is not clear just what their past holds, and the secrets they are keeping from one another. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Before I Go To Sleep

Christine (Nicole Kidman) awakes every morning with no memory of her life before she was in her 20s. Now in her 40s, Christine was the victim of a violent incident 10 years previously that caused her anterograde amnesia, and, with the help of Dr Nasch (Mark Strong) she is trying to recover her memory and get to the bottom of what happened to her. When memories start to return, Christine is plagued with doubt and new fears about who she can trust. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Grace of Monaco

Grace Kelly (Nicole Kidman) seems to have settled into her new life as Princess of Monaco, but when Alfred Hitchcock comes knocking at the palace doors with a new script, Grace has to decide where her loyalties lie. As she struggles with her choice, her husband Prince Rainier (Tim Roth) struggles with the French government. 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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Cannes Review – The Paperboy

Ward (Matthew McConaughey) returns home to his Southern US hometown to try and uncover the truth about Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack) and his conviction for the murder of a law enforcement official. With the help of his younger brother Jack (Zac Efron), his writing partner Yardley (David Oyelowo) and the convicted man’s lover Charlotte (Nicole Kidman), Ward digs deeper into the story, but does not always like what he finds. Continue reading

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