Tag Archives: Russell Crowe

One to Watch – June 3rd 2016

One to Watch is back after a short, unintentional hiatus, with a review of a film starring some of Hollywood’s biggest and brightest. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Nice Guys

Unlicensed PI Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and debt collector/enforcerJackson Healy (Russell Crowe) meet for the first time when one of Jackson’s clients pays him to get Holland off her back. The two soon realise that there is a lot more to this story than they first thought, and team up to get to the bottom of the mystery. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Fathers and Daughters

When she was a small child, Katie’s father Jake (Russell Crowe) – a Pulitzer prize winning author – struggled to take care of her as he came to terms with his own illness, and the death of his wife. While he tries to hang on to the young Katie, his late wife’s sister (Diane Kruger) tries her best to adopt Katie away from her father. 27 years later, Katie (Amanda Seyfried) struggles to let a new man into her life after she felt so abandoned by her father. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – The Water Diviner

After the death of his wife, Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe) an Australian water diviner, travels to Turkey to find out what happened to his three sons who, it is presumed, died in the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Noah

In this reimagining of the classic bible tale, Noah (Russell Crowe) receives a sign from the creator that floods are about to engulf the world, and sets out to build an ark to save humanity – and animal kind – from the waters. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Broken City

New York City cop Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) is relieved of his duty after being tried and acquitted of murder. Several years later, as Billy is working as a private investigator, he stumbles onto corruption that goes all the way to the stop. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Les Misérables

Based on the phenomenally successful stage show – which was based on the book by Victor Hugo – Les Misérables is the story of convicted criminal Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) who, when released on parole, reinvents himself as a totally new man. Set against the backdrop of the 1832 Paris Uprising, the story follows Valjean and the people whose lives he touches in his quest to overcome his past. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Man With The Iron Fists

In order to protect his village from a band of warriors and assassins, a blacksmith must create intricate weapons of death. As well as this, the blacksmith channels an ancient energy in order to become a living weapon. Continue reading

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