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Ladybird movie review: Will this get Saoirse Ronan an Oscar?

8.3
Ladybird is already getting great reviews across the pond. With Saoirse Ronan’s recent golden globes win on her performance, and an Oscar nod, I decided it was time to check out this movie myself. The Plot Set in this small town in California, Christine or as she likes to be called Ladybird dreams of a life more extraordinary than the one she has. Living with her family she wants to set out into the world and find out more about ...
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Kingsman The Golden Circle: An old-school Spy Comedy

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6.5
I was delighted to be invited to the preview screening of Kingsman The Golden Circle last night. There was a party prior to the screening where there was an abundance of food and beverages before watching Kingsman The Golden Circle. British and American music played in the background to fit in with the theme of the movie. This fun atmosphere continued into the movie where the star-studded cast including Channing Tatum, Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Jeff Bridges and Hallie Berry ...
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Dunkirk Movie Review: An excellent depiction of a true war story

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8.1
The Plot Over 400,000 British soldiers are stranded on a beach in Dunkirk while waiting to be evacuated in German occupied France during the second world war. Based on a true story, the navy has to rely on small civilian vessels in order to land on the beaches to help rescue soldiers. Telling the real story of Dunkirk The opening scene throws the audience quickly into the situation that is facing the British and French soldiers. The cinematography really captures the fear and impending ...
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The House: A slapstick comedy that is just too silly

4.5
Last week I got the opportunity to watch a preview screening of a comedy starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler called The House. The plot When Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler find out their daughters college scholarship has been cancelled, they team up with their neighbour Jason Mantzoukas (known for Brooklyn 99) to create and illegal casino in his home in order to pay for schooling. As word gets out amongst their neighbours and more people attend the secret casino, trouble ensues.The police are gaining suspicion. Gangsters as ...
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The Boss Baby: A cartoon your kids will enjoy

6.6
The Plot When most babies are born they get sent to a family, however exceptional babies get to manage the baby making company called Baby Co. One of the workers Boss Baby, gets sent to a family in order to find out the secrets of a rivalry company Puppy Co who are putting Baby Co out of business. What I thought of the The Boss Baby Even though I love cartoons it was my first time going to a cinema ...
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Logan: A brilliant tribute to Hugh Jackman’s 17 year performance

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7.6
The Plot This movie is set in 2029 where Logan is left to care for an elderly Professor Xavier who is hiding out along the Mexican border. There is no longer a significant mutant population and the X-Men team have disbanded. (If you want to get full information on Wolverines timeline from the previous movies check out this video) What I thought of Logan This was a very different movie to the normal X-Men films. It shows the characters of ...
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Live by Night: one of the best prohibition genre movies

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6.9
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 ...