Tag Archives: Robin Williams

Cinema Review – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

The magic tablet that brings the inhabitants of New York’s Natural History Museum is becoming corroded and weak, so Larry (Ben Stiller) must take Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek) to London to find out the history of the ancient magic from his parents. Of course, Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams), Jed (Owen Wilson), Octavius (Steve Coogan) and the gang tag along for the ride, and they make friends with Sir Lancelot (Dan Stevens) along the way. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews CLASSIC! – August 13th 2014

I choose a Classic One to Watch in honour of the great Robin Williams. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Based on a true story, Lee Daniels’ latest film focuses on Cecil Gaines (Forrest Whitaker), a man who served eight Presidents during his time as a butler in the White House, as the civil Rights movement unfolded around them. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Happy Feet Two


Dancing penguin Mumble (Elijah Wood) is back on our screens, and this time he has a family of his own. Mumble’s son Erik (Ava Acres) is too shy to dance with the other penguins, and becomes enthralled with The Mighty Sven (Hank Azaria), a Swedish ‘penguin’ who has set himself up as a messiah. When a mighty iceberg traps the Emperor penguins, it is up to Mumble and his friends to save the day and Erik soon learns the value of dancing with his kind. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – August Rush

Ever since I first saw the trailer for August Rush I wanted to see the movie. I really like Freddie Hughmore as an actor, and it looked like it was going to be the sort of tearjerker that I enjoyed. I went to see it on Sunday and was proven wrong.

The movie, for those of you who don’t know, is the story of an eleven year old boy – Evan Taylor (Freddie Highmore) who has lived in an orphanage all his life. He is powerfully influenced by music and believes that his parents are “out there” somewhere and will hear him if he learns to play. Evan runs away from the orphanage and sets off for New York where, after a series of mishaps, he is taken in by the Wizard (Robin Williams) and learns guitar. Continue reading

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