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La La Land: How this movie broke my heart into pieces

This week I took a spontaneous trip to the cinema to see La La Land. (Well I don’t know really if you can call it a spontaneous trip when I go nearly every week but anyway). This movie has been getting rave reviews and won the most golden globes for a single movie ever. Needless to say I was curious to see more. The Plot This movie is set in modern-day life around two struggling artists. Emma Stone plays the ...
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Live by Night: one of the best prohibition genre movies

This week I got to go to the Irish Premiere screening of Live by Night in the Savoy cinema in Dublin The Plot Live by night is set in the 1920s era in Boston when prohibition is in high swing. Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck) is a war veteran and the son of a police officer (Played by Brendan Gleeson). He decides to turn to an Italian mobster to get revenge on an Irish mob boss.  Coughlin moves to Florida to set ...
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Silence: Not quite the movie I was expecting

This week I eagerly went to the cinema to see Martin Scorsese’s movie Silence. Apparently, this movie has been in the making for several years and it is clear to see the director self-indulged quite a bit when making this movie. Plot Word is brought from merchants that (Liam Neeson) Father Ferreira, a priest who renounced his faith in Japan where he was spreading the word of God. Two students of  Father Ferreira set off on a quest to discover his ...
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Passengers (2016) : Movie Review

This week I got to see Passengers the movie starring Jenifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt The Plot Earth has now become overcrowded resulting in some of the human race opting to live on another planet far away from Earth. Jim (Chris Pratt) is one of the passengers on board a ship travelling to a far off planet. After a meteor shower hits the ship, Jim wakes up 30 years into a 120-year journey to another planet. What I think of ...
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My Predictions for the Golden Globes 2017

As we set out into the New Year, we can be assured glam and style to be plenty in Hollywood as award season approaches. As always The Golden Globes sets down what movie shows made it and were not worth talking about for the past 12 months. There was a lot of good movies and tv shows this year that has been given the nod like Deadpool, Singstreet, Westword and The People Vs OJ. Check out my Predictions for the Golden Globes ...
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A Monster Calls (2016): Movie Review

I had the pleasure of attending the cinema last month for a preview screening of A Monster Calls. The movie is based on a novel by Patrick Ness. It was launched at the Toronto film festival in September 2016 and received positive reviews from critics. The Plot The movie is about a boy who in order to cope with his mother’s illness creates a monster (played by Liam Neeson) to comfort him in his time of need. The acting was ...
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The Edge of Seventeen Movie: Review

Last week I got the opportunity to see a preview screening of The Edge of Seventeen movie and it did not disappoint. Starring Hailee Steinfeld as Nadine, the awkward 17-year old.  We watch as Nadine attempts to navigate through the difficulties of being a teenager. We see Nadine trying to manage her relationships with her best friend, her brother and of course her love interests. The dynamics between Hailee and Woody Harrelson characters are excellent. Woody Harrelson stars as her English teacher who Nadine ...