Tag Archives: Parks and Recreation

Cinema Review – Obvious Child

Donna (Jenny Slate) works in a book store by day, and as a stand up comic by night. When her boyfriend breaks up with her for sharing too many personal details in her act, Donna has a one night stand with Max (Jake Lacy), a sweet and gentle guy, who Donna would never normally go for. Donna falls pregnant from their brief tryst, and has to finally face the ideas of adulthood, woman hood and friendship head on. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Cuban Fury

When he was in his teens, Bruce Garrett (Nick Frost) was a star in the salsa-dancing scene. After a attack from a gang of bullies ruined his career, Bruce turned his back on salsa. 25 years later, Bruce discovers that his boss Julia (Rashida Jones), who he has a crush on, is an avid salsa dancer, so he sets out to win back his feet of flame. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller) is a day-dreamer; he often floats away on flights of fancy about his crush Cheryl (Kristen Wiig). When a negative belonging to photographer Sean O’Connell (Sean Penn) goes missing, Mitty finds himself on an adventure that takes him across the world, and out of his dreams. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Enough Said

Masseuse Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) discovers that one of her clients is the ex-husband of Albert (James Gandolfini), the man she has just started seeing. Eva uses her connection to find out more about the man she is dating, but soon learns that there is a fine line between information, and too much information. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The To-Do List

After a drunken night where she accidentally kisses Rusty Waters (Scott Porter), the hottest guy in town, goodie two shoes valedictorian Brandy Klark (Aubrey Plaza) sets about getting as much experience with guys as she can, before setting her sights back on Rusty. All as a plan to lose her virginity before she goes to college. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Heat

FBI Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) is sent to Boston to take down a ruthless drug lord, but must find a way to work with another woman used to working alone; police officer Mullins (Melissa McCarthy). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Identity Thief

When businessman Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman) has his identity stolen, he must track down the thief in order to bring her to justice and clear his name. When he meets Diana (Melissa McCarthy) however, Sandy realises that the journey from Florida to Denver will be a trying one. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Safety Not Guaranteed

Magazine writer Jeff (Jake Johnson) takes interns Darius (Aubrey Plaza) and Arnau (Karan Soni) with him on an assignment to find out more about a man who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.

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Cinema Review – The Five-Year Engagement

Violet (Emily Blunt) and Tom (Jason Segal) get engaged one year after they start dating, but they learn that planning a wedding while trying to be supportive of one another is harder than it looks. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2012 REVIEW – Surprise Film 1: Casa De Mi Padre

When his brother Raul (Diego Luna) returns home to his father’s ranch in Mexico, Armando (Will Ferrell) learns that he is involved with Mexico’s most feared drug lord. This leads to a turf war that has devastating consequences. Continue reading

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