Tag Archives: Sarah Gadon

Cinema Review – Indignation

Marcus (Logan Lerman), a working class Jewish boy from New Jersey is awarded a scholarship at Winesburg college in Ohio in the 1950s. Beliving this to be a place of study, learning and free expression, Marcus throws himself into this new life, but it is not long before he has caught the Dean’s (Tracy Letts) ateention for not socialising, is questioning authority candidly and falling in love with the beautiful but troubled Olivia (Sarah Gadon). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The 9th Life of Louis Drax

Louis Drax (Aiden Longworth) is accident-prone. He believes his first accident was being born via caesarean section, but when an accident on his ninth birthday leaves him in a coma and his father missing, Dr Allan Pascal (Jamie Dornan) decides to try a new way of communicating with the boy, to find out just what caused his accident and how much he knows. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – A Royal Night Out

On VE Day in 1945, princesses Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) and Margaret (Bel Powley) venture out of Buckingham Palace to join the throngs celebrating in the streets. Seizing their chance to enjoy life on the streets of London goes rather wrong – as these things are wont to do – and ‘Lizzie’ and ‘Mag’ find themselves gadding about the city, and in a lot of trouble with their dad. Continue reading

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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 – Dracula Untold

Having spent many years in the Turkish army against his will, Vlad Tepes (Luke Evans) has returned home to rule Transylvania in peace. When Mehmed (Dominic Cooper), commander of the Turks and former friend of Vlad demands 1,000 Transylvanian boys – including Vlad’s son – to boost his army, Vlad goes to extraordinary lengths to protect his kingdom and his family. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Maps to the Stars

Agatha (Mia Wasikowska) arrives in LA to meet Carrie Fisher, her Twitter friend. On the way to her lodgings, she asks to stop at the home of teen star Benjie Weiss (Evan Bird). It’s not long before Agatha becomes the PA to fallen actress Havana Segrand (Julianne Moore), and both women realise they are haunted by the ghosts of the past. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2013 Review – The Moth Diaries

Rebecca (Sarah Bolger) becomes highly suspicious of the new girl at her school Ernessa (Lily Cole). All around her, girls fall ill and Rebecca soon comes to believe that Ernessa is to blame. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Antiviral

In the not too distant future, the cult of celebrity has grown to such a degree that the most valuable celebrity collectible is their diseases. The Lucas Clinic is the go to place for fans to get their celebrity fix, but when an employee – Syd March – becomes infected with a disease that killed the hottest young starlet, he must find a cure – and solve the mystery behind her infection – before it is too late. Continue reading

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