Tag Archives: Sigourney Weaver

Cinema Review – A Monster Calls

As 12 year old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) struggles to come to terms with his mother’s terminal illness, a Monster (Liam Neeson) comes to call on him; “I have come to get you Conor O’Malley”. Although the monster is massive and intimidating, Conor refuses to be frightened, and as the Monster tells him three fables, Conor struggles with the knowledge that the Monster wants Conor to tell him the truth behind his recurring nightmare. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ghostbusters

Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig) is about to get tenure at Columbia University, but her plans for a career in academia are scuppered when the book she wrote with former friend Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy) resurfaces. The book posits that ghosts are real and when Erin tries to confront Abby about publishing the book she is drawn into the hunt for a real life ghost. Of course, this is Ghostbusters, and where there’s one ghost, there are many, and it is not long before Erin and Abby team up with New York local Patty (Leslie Jones) and weapons whizz Jillian (Kate McKinnon) to investigate hauntings and take down ghosts. They just need a catchy name… Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Chappie

In the near future, Johannesburg is a violent and dangerous city, pliced by robot droids. When droid creator Deon Wilson (Dev Patel) believes he has created artificial intelligence, he is denied the chance to test his theory officially, so takes matters into his own hands. When criminals desperate for cash capture him, Wilson is forced to upload his programme into a police drone, creating the first robot with the ability to feel and think for himself. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Exodus: Gods and Kings

Moses (Christian Bale) and Rameses (Joel Edgerton) were raised as cousins in Egypt, but when the truth is discovered about Moses’ heritage, there begins a struggle between the Hebrew slaves and the reign of Egypt, which leads the two friends to become enemies. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Red Lights

Margaret Matheson (Sigourney Weaver) and Tom Buckley (Cillian Murphy) study paranormal activity with the hope of debunking it. When renowned psychic Simon Silver (Robert DeNiro) comes out retirement, Tom becomes obsessed with taking him down. Continue reading

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