Tag Archives: Richard Ayoade

Cinema Review – Enemy

Adam (Jake Gyllenhaal) has an ordered and normal life; a job he likes, a girlfriend he loves and a place to call his own. When watching a movie, however, he realises that one of the actors is his exact double, and goes about seeking him out. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Boxtrolls

At night, the Boxtrolls come out of their home underneath the town of Cheesebridge and forage through the town’s rubbish for things they can use. When a young boy is taken by the Boxtrolls, the town is thrown into a state of fear, and Archibald Snatcher (Ben Kingsley) is tasked by Lord Portley-Rind (Jared Harris) to rid the town of the Boxtrolls once and for all. It is up to Eggs (Isaac Hempstead Wright) to convince the townsfolk that the Boxtrolls are not evil, but kind and gentle, before it is too late. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – April 4th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. This week’s movie includes doubles and a director to watch out for; can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – The Double

Simon (Jesse Eisenberg) is a young man, remarkable in his complete lack of remarkability. Simon works for a data processing company and is completely in love with his co-worker Hanna (Mia Wasikowska), but is probably never going to do anything about it. When James (Jesse Eisenberg) is transferred in from a sister branch, Simon’s carefully ordered life is thrown into chaos; this newcomer looks exactly like him, yet no-one seems to be able to see it. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Watch

A group of suburban men form a Neighbourhood Watch group to solve a murder, but find themselves battling an alien invasion. Continue reading

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