Tag Archives: Rachel McAdams

Cinema Review – Doctor Strange

Confident that he not only knows pretty much all there is to know, but that he is also the best neurosurgeon in his field, Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) finds his world shattered after a car accident leaves him with horribly damaged hands. In search of healing, Strange travels to Kathmandu to find The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton), but the path to healing is not as straightforward as he thought, and Strange soon finds himself facing some truths about the world that he had never even considered. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Spotlight

In 2001, the Spotlight investigative journalism team at the Boston Globe were tasked with uncovering more about a story; the claims of sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic priests. Although their readers may not like the outcome of their research, editor Marty Barron (Liev Schrieber) insists that there is story here, so Robby (Michael Keaton), Sacha (Rahcel McAdams), Mike (Mark Ruffalo) and Matt (Brian d’Arcy James) set out to uncover the truth about the case. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – The Little Prince

Desperate to get into a good school and get her life on track, a 9 year old little girl (Mackenzie Foy) and her mother (Rachel McAdams) devise a plan of study and hard work for the summer. To be in with a chance of being in the right catchment area, the family move into a house next door to a crumbling but brightly coloured house, that doesn’t fit in with any of the others on the street. It is here that The Aviator (Jeff Bridges) lives, and it is not long before he had befriended the little girl with his tales of The Little Prince, and she has forgotten all about her summer of work. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – A Most Wanted Man

Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), a Chechen Muslim, enters Germany illegally, and immediately arouses the suspicion of a German counter terrorism espionage team, led by Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman). As Issa tries to track down his father’s money, he becomes involved with immigration lawyer Anabel Richter (Rachel McAdams), who the team soon use to their advantage in tracking down those who fund terrorism around the world. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – About Time

On his 21st birthday Tim’s (Domhnall Gleeson) father reveals a secret; that all men in the family can travel backwards through time. Being 21, Tim quickly takes on the search for love, and realises that even though he can change his past, the path to true love doesn’t always run smooth. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – To The Wonder

After visiting Mont Saint-Michel (also known as The Wonder), Marina (Olga Kurylenko) and Neil (Ben Affleck) move to Oklahoma, where it becomes clear that their relationship – which seems idyllic – is anything but. Marina meets a priest struggling with his vocation, while Neil renews his ties with a childhood friend, Jane (Rachel McAdams). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Vow

Paige (Rachel McAdams) and her husband Leo (Channing Tatum) are in a car accident. While Leo’s injuries are not very severe, Paige suffers brain damage. When she regains consciousness, it becomes clear that Paige cannot remember her husband or the years they spent together, so Leo vows to win her heart again. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Midnight in Paris

Gil (Owen Wilson) and his fiancée Inez (Rachel McAdams) are holidaying in Paris with Gil’s future parents in law. While Inez shops for antiques and needles her husband to be about his long awaited first novel, a disillusioned Gil wanders the streets at night. As the clock strikes midnight, an antique car pulls up and it’s inhabitants offer Gil a journey that he will never forget. Continue reading

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