Category: Moving Pictures

Birdman dir. Alejandro G. Iñárritu 0

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Riggan (Michael Keaton) is the star of a series of superhero films, the Birdman of the title, but he wants to be known for more than that. He wants to be respected as an actor. So he has adapted the work...

Big Hero 6 0

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Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter) graduated High School at 13, and since then he’s been spending his time at Bot Fights. He hustles older robot controllers. His older brother is not impressed. Tadashi (Daniel Henney) thinks Hiro should be doing more with...

War of the arrows dir. Han-min Kim 2

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Nam Yi (Hae-il Park) and his younger sister Ja-in (Chae-won Moon) escape the government assassins who kill their father and flee to a family friend. There they grow up knowing they are the children of a traitor and will never be...

Foxcatcher dir. Bennett Miller 1

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Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) won gold at the 1984 Olympics. As did his older brother David (Mark Ruffalo). Now they are in training for the Worlds, and then they’ll be focusing on the 1988 Olympics. David has a family, he has...

Strange Days dir. Kathryn Bigelow 2

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Part of my 2015 Sci-Fi Experience. Made in the mid-nineties this is a film set in the final few days of 1999. It’s a sort of a dystopian film in that society has certainly gone downhill, although it hasn’t yet reached...

Black Sea dir. Kevin Macdonald 0

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Robinson has just been laid off. Let go. Fired. And with only a payment of around 8 grand. He is not a happy chappy. The same is true of plenty of his mates, all submariners. But one of them has an...

Interstellar dir. Christopher Nolan 0

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Some time in the near future a blight hits earth. At first it hits the wheat and then spreads to other crops. The whole world turns its attention to farming, to making sure enough food is being produced. All other endeavour...

The Babadook written & dir. by Jennifer Kent 1

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Samuel’s father died driving his mother to the hospital the day Samuel was born. Ever since it has just been Samuel (Noah Wiseman) and Amelia (Essie Davis). And life isn’t easy. Amelia tries her best, but single parenthood is not joke,...

Locke dir. Steven Knight 6

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Ivan Locke (Hardy) is supposed to be heading home after a long day at work. He is supposed to be watching the game with his wife and sons. But instead he turns his car right instead of left and begins his...