Tag Archives: Sandra Bullock

Cinema Review – Our Brand is Crisis

After four electoral defeats and some personal issues ‘Calamity’ Jane Bodine (Sandra Bullock) retired from her job as a political consultant. Six years later she is drawn out of retirement by the offer of working with Pedro Castillo (Joaquim de Almeida), a candidate for the Bolivian Presidential Elections, and the hope of taking down her old opponent Pat Candy (Billy Bob Thornton). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Minions

In this spin off from the Despicable Me films, we learn the history of the little yellow Minions, who so delight in helping the biggest villain they can find, long before they ever met the Despicable Gru. After they accidentally destroy all their masters – including a dinosaur, Napoleon, a vampire and a large portion of Ancient Egypt – the Minions isolate themselves in Antarctica, but three of their number – Bob, Kevin and Stuart – set out to find a villain they can serve, and thus fulfil their life’s purpose. Enter Scarlett Overkill (Sandra Bullock), the world’s first female super villain, who has her eyes set on the throne of England. The Minions vow to help, but of course it is not long before things go awry. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Gravity

Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) and Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) struggle to survive after an encounter with a debris field leaves them adrift, 600km above the surface of the Earth. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Heat

FBI Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) is sent to Boston to take down a ruthless drug lord, but must find a way to work with another woman used to working alone; police officer Mullins (Melissa McCarthy). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

A year after Oskar’s father dies in the 9/11 attacks in New York City, he discovers a key hidden among his father’s belongings. With just one clue to go on – the name ‘Black’ – Oskar sets about solving his father’s final mystery. The search leads him across the city, and into the paths of an eclectic assortment of people. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Blind Side

The Blind Side tells the true story of a young African American man, Michael (Quinton Aaron) who was taken in by a rich white family who encouraged him academically and athletically to achieve what no-one believed he could. Continue reading

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