Tag Archives: Tommy Lee Jones

Cinema Review – The Homesman

Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank) is a woman trying to make it on her own in a small prairie town. When three women in the area become mentally ill and have to be transported from Nebraska to Iowa, Cuddy, and a claim jumper who she rescues, take the task on, and set out across the plains to bring the women home. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Family

The Manzoni family is moved, under the witness relocation programme, from Brooklyn to Normandy after the patriarch Gio (Robert DeNiro) snitches on his friends. Fitting in soon becomes problematic, however, as old family habits seem to die hard. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Emperor

In the aftermath of World War II, the American forces occupying Japan struggle to decide whether the country’s Emperor was responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbour, and whether he should stand trial for war crimes. As he leads the investigation, General Bonner Fellers (Matthew Fox) searches for his lost love among the rubble of Japan. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lincoln

Set against the backdrop of the American Civil war, Lincoln follows the 16th President of the United States as he struggles with his own cabinet over his decision to end slavery. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hope Springs

After years of a mediocre marriage, Kay (Meryl Streep) convinces her husband Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) to attend some intense counselling aimed at making their lives better. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Men in Black 3

When notorious killer alien Boris the Animal (Jemaine Clement) escapes from prison on the moon, he goes back in time to kill the agent that put him there; K (Tommy Lee Jones). When K is wiped from history, it is up to J (Will Smith) to go back in time and save his friend. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Captain America: The First Avenger

Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) wants nothing more than to sign up for the US army and do his bit in the war against the Nazis, the trouble is that he is too small and too weak to enlist. This all changes, however, when he meets Dr Erskine (Stanley Tucci) who enrols him into a secret programme that makes him Captain America; a super soldier. Continue reading

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