Tag Archives: Oliver Platt

Cinema Review – The 9th Life of Louis Drax

Louis Drax (Aiden Longworth) is accident-prone. He believes his first accident was being born via caesarean section, but when an accident on his ninth birthday leaves him in a coma and his father missing, Dr Allan Pascal (Jamie Dornan) decides to try a new way of communicating with the boy, to find out just what caused his accident and how much he knows. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Kill the Messenger

Investigative journalist Gary Webb (Jeremy Renner) becomes the centre of a vicious smear campaign after he exposes the CIA’s involvement in the crack cocaine epidemic of LA in the 1980s. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Oranges

The Ostroff and Walling families have been neighbours and friends for years. David (Hugh Laurie) and Terry (Oliver Platt) jog together three times a week, and their daughters were friends right through school. This friendship is put to the test, however, when David begins an affair with Terry’s twenty-something daughter Nina (Leighton Meester). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – JDIFF 2010: Please Give


The cast of Please Give is fantastic – Catherine Keener, Rebecca Hall, Oliver Platt – but as we have learned with films that have a fantastic cast, sometimes they are making up for what they lack in story. Continue reading

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