Tag Archives: Sean Penn

Cannes Review – The Last Face

Wren (Charlize Theron) and Miguel (Javier Bardem) meet on a humanitarian mission to a war torn country in Africa with a charity that Wren just so happens to have inherited control of from her father. The two quickly fall in love, but soon find that dealing with gruesome conflicts puts a strain on their relationship. Continue reading

Advertisements
Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cinema Review – The Gunman

Under cover of working for a non governmental organisation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jim (Sean Penn) carries out an assassination that sends the country into chaos. Eight years after he fled the DRC, leaving his girlfriend behind, Jim finds himself the target of assassins, and turns to old friends to find out who is on his tail. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cinema Review – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller) is a day-dreamer; he often floats away on flights of fancy about his crush Cheryl (Kristen Wiig). When a negative belonging to photographer Sean O’Connell (Sean Penn) goes missing, Mitty finds himself on an adventure that takes him across the world, and out of his dreams. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cinema Review – Gangster Squad

The long delayed Gangster Squad is finally released this week, and tells the story of a squad of LA police officers who, in 1949, turned vigilante in order to run Chicago mobster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) out of town. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cinema Review – The Three Stooges

Larry (Sean Hayes), Curly (Will Sasso) and Moe (Chris Diamantopoulos) must raise $830,000 to save the orphanage where they were raised, but do they have the brains to pull off the job? Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Trailer Talk – Lawless, Gangster Squad and Dark Horse

Boardwalk Empire has a lot to answer for; the gangster movie seemed to have died in 2009 with Johnny Depp’s misstep Public Enemies. Martin Scorsese makes an admittedly brilliant TV show about prohibition era Atlantic City, and suddenly the gangster movie is back in style. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cinema Review – This Must Be The Place

Cheyenne is a faded rock star, living out his mundane days in Dublin. When his father dies, Cheyenne sets off on a journey of revenge and self-discovery across the US; a journey that will change him forever. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cinema Review – The Tree of Life

In a nutshell, The Tree of Life tells the story of a small Texan family whose world is shattered when one of their members dies. In the film, the dead boy’s mother is described as Grace – calm, nurturing and patient – and his father (Brad Pitt) is Nature. Nature is the opposite to Grace; rough uncompromising, and willing to step on any one who gets in his way. While the story is essentially a microscopic look at this family, it is also the macro – a look at the universe, it’s formation and how Nature and Grace came to be. That’s where the dinosaurs come in. Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , ,
Advertisements