Tag Archives: Tim Burton

Cinema Review – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

After his grandfather dies in mysterious and eerie circumstances, Jake (Asa Butterfield) demands to travel from his home in Florida to the island of Cairnholm off the coast of Wales, to find the Children’s Home where his grandfather lived as a child. When he arrives, Jake meets all the people his grandfather told him stories about, including Emma (Ella Purnell) a girl who can float, Olive (Lauren McCrostie) a girl who can control fire, and Horace (Hayden Keeler-Stone). On realising that his grandfather’s peculiar friends are real and seemingly not aging, Jake learns that there is more to these peculiar children and their hidden lives than he ever would have dreamed. Continue reading

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One to Watch CLASSIC!!! March 25th 2016

I choose a classic movie to watch in the comfort of your own home this week, in lieu of going to see any of the new releases in Irish cinemas this week. There is a theme to it though! Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Frankenweenie

When his beloved dog dies, Victor (Charlie Tahan) turns to science to bring his best friend back. However, Victor soon learns that his actions have some unexpected consequences. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Dark Shadows

In the late 18th century, Barnabus Collins (Johnny Depp) scorns Angelique (Eva Green), a woman who just so happens to be a witch. Angelique curses Barnabus to be a vampire and buries him alive. 200 years later Barnabus is awoken to discover that the world around him has changed dramatically and his family is not as successful as it once was. With the rest of the Collins family in tow, Barnabus sets about rectifying this. Continue reading

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Trailer Talk: Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows is the new film from Tim Burton, and it stars all of his favourite actors including Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter. The film is based on the cult TV sitcom and is due for release this May. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant

Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant is the story of Darren Shan (Chris Massoglia) – a teenage boy who is made a half vampire (which means he can go out in daylight) by Larten Crepsley (John C. Reilly). Darren does this in return for the antidote to save his friend Steve (Josh Hutcherson), who was bitten by a poisonous spider. Shan then joins the Cirque Du Freak with his new mentor, and the adventures begin! Continue reading

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