Tag Archives: Vince Vaughn

Cinema Review – Hacksaw Ridge

Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) enlists into the army during World War II, even though he is, as he says, a “conscientious collaborator”. Doss will not pick up a weapon during his training, which almost gets him court marshalled, but when he is stationed to the Battle of Okinawa as a medic, his tenacity and strength mean that he accomplishes something truly incredible, and becomes the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honour. Continue reading

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One to Watch – January 10th 2014

My new video blog in which I choose just one cinema release for the week that you simply must watch. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Delivery Man

David (Vince Vaughn) is a man who is rather likeable, but rather unreliable. When he discovers that he has fathered 533 children, due to some generous – but anonymous – sperm bank donations in his youth, David must decide whether to come forward to the 142 of his offspring who have filed a lawsuit that could force him to reveal his identity. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Internship

When the sales company they work for goes bust, Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) fake college enrolment so they can take on a summer internship at Google. The trouble is that they know nothing about the digital world, and are at least 20 years older than their counterparts. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Watch

A group of suburban men form a Neighbourhood Watch group to solve a murder, but find themselves battling an alien invasion. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lay the Favourite

Beth (Rebecca Hall) is a small town girl with dreams of a glamorous life. When she tires of her job as a private dancer, she packs up and heads to Las Vegas in search of her fortune. Within days of moving into a fleabag motel at the wrong end of the Strip, Beth is introduced to Dink (Bruce Willis), who introduces her to the world of professional gambling. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – JDIFF 2010: Whip It!

Whip It! is the first full length feature film directed by Drew Barrymore. The story is that of Bliss (Ellen Page) a teen girl who discovers that what she really wants to do is play roller derby, not compete in beauty pageants as her mother wants her to. Continue reading

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