Tag Archives: Willem Dafoe

Cinema Review – The Great Wall

Mercenaries William (Matt Damon) and Tovar (Pedro Pascal) journeying to find gunpowder find themselves taken prisoner by The Nameless Order at the Great Wall of China, but before punishment can be dealt out, the Wall is attacked by Tao Tie; mythical monsters who attack every 60 years in an attempt to take over the world. William and Tovar find themselves confronted with a choice; fight or die. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – John Wick

After his wife dies suddenly, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) received a gift she organised before she passed away; a puppy. Just as John begins to get attached to the little creature, a Russian gang break into his home, steal his car and kill the poor dog. Little do they realise that Wick was once an assassin known as Baba Yaga (The Boogeyman), and when he sets out on a rampage of revenge, no-one who stands in his way is safe. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Fault in Our Stars

Hazel (Shailene Woodley) is a sixteen year old cancer patient whose mother believes she will benefit from going to a support group. Although Hazel disagrees, she goes for the sake of her mother, and meets Augustus Waters (Ansel Engort). The two bond over their shared experiences, and their shared admiration of the novel An Imperial Affliction. The more time the two spend together, the more nervous Hazel becomes, as she is sure her inevitable death will have devastating consequences on those she cares for. Continue reading

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JDIFF Review – The Grand Budapest Hotel

In the 1930s, Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes) is the concierge at a famous European Hotel; The Grand Budapest. When one of his most beloved guests dies under seemingly mysterious circumstances, Gustave H and his faithful Lobby Boy Zero (Tony Revolori) are thrown into a world of suspicion and intrigue. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – John Carter

A former civil war soldier is transported to Mars where he finds himself embroiled in a fight for the planet’s future. 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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