Tag Archives: Rafe Spall

Cinema Review – Mum’s List

Dying mother Kate (Emilia Fox) creates a wishlist of things for her husband Singe (Rafe Spall) to do with their two young sons after she is gone. As Singe struggles to come to terms with the inevitable and the heart breaking, he makes a vow to do everything his wife asked. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Swallows & Amazons

In the summer of 1935, the Walker children – John (Dane Hughes), Susan (Orla Hill), Tatty (Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen) and Roger (Bobby McCulloch) – travel from Portsmouth to the Lake District with their mother for their summer holidays. Fascinated by an island in the middle of the lake, the kids decide to sail out there and make camp, but it is not long before the Walker kids find their claim to the island threatened, and at the same time, find themselves caught up with a very grown up mystery happening on the mainland. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Get Santa

Steve (Rafe Spall) is released from prison after two yeas, and wants nothing more than to reconnect with his son Tom (Kit Connor). Tom, however, discovers a man claiming to be Santa Claus (Jim Broadbent) hiding in his shed to recover from a sleigh crash, and begs his dad to help him reunite Santa with his reindeer and save Christmas. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – August 22nd 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. Hint; the movie does not star Scarlett Johansson or Marion Cotillard, can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – What If

When Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe) and Chantry (Zoe Kazan) meet at a party, they immediately hit it off. Wallace walks Chantry home and she gives him her number. The only catch is, she has a long-term boyfriend. Wallace has to decide whether he really wants to be just friends with Chantry and whether he can stand to have his heart broken again. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Shaun of the Dead

When the zombie apocalypse hits London, Shaun (Simon Pegg) and Ed (Nick Frost) decide to hole up in their favourite pub and wait for everything to blow over. The only trouble is that Shaun and his girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) broke up, and his great plan for survival may not be the best way to win her back. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – I Give It a Year

Nat (Rose Byrne) and Josh (Rafe Spall) have been married for nine months and are succumbing to the old adage that the first year of marriage is the hardest.

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Cinema Review – Life of Pi

A young man’s life is irrevocably changed when the ship carrying his family – and hundreds of animals – to a new life is sunk. Pi is shipwrecked, but makes a strange connection with another survivor; a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – One Day

Based on the bestselling book of the same name, One Day tells the story of Emma and Dexter (Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess), who meet on their last day of college and remain lifelong friends. The film tells their story through glimpses at their relationship on the same day every year – July 15th. Continue reading

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