Insurgent: Movie Reviewed

Insurgent2By Orla Smith

STARRING: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller, Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, Zoe Kravitz, Jai Courtney

DIRECTED BY: Robert Schwentke

WHAT ELSE HAVE THEY DIRECTED: The Time Traveller’s Wife, RED, R.I.P.D, Flightplan, The Family Jewels, Tattoo

GENRE: Action, Sci-Fi

SYNOPSIS: Building from the events in the first movie, Divergent, Tris Prior must fight against her society’s corrupt government.

RATING: 8/10

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Still Alice: Movie Reviewed

Still AliceBy Orla Smith

STARRING: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth, Shane McRae

DIRECTED BY: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland

WHAT ELSE HAVE THEY DIRECTED: The Last of Robin Hood, Echo Park LA

GENRE: Drama

SYNOPSIS: Alice Howland, a linguistics professor, is diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, and she must learn to deal with her illness and the repercussions it presents to her family.

RATING: 9/10

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Chappie: Movie Reviewed

ChappieBy Orla Smith

STARRING: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Ninja, Yo-Landi Visser, Sigourney Weaver

DIRECTED BY: Neill Blomkamp

WHAT ELSE HAVE THEY DIRECTED: District 9, Elysium

GENRE: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller

SYNOPSIS: A young scientist invents the first robot with consciousness, but his research is halted by a group of gangsters who intend to use it for their advantage.

RATING: 7.5/10

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Movie Reviewed

By Orla SmithThe Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

STARRING: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Richard Gere, Dev Patel, Maggie Smith, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Tamsin Grieg, Ronald Pickup

DIRECTED BY: John Madden

WHAT ELSE HAVE THEY DIRECTED: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Shakespeare in Love

GENRE: Comedy, Drama

SYNOPSIS: A continuation of the story of the first movie. Sonny and Muriel are attempting to expand the hotel into a more luxurious building but must overcome a hotel inspector and the planning of Sonny’s wedding as well as the other hotel members’ problems.

RATING: 4.5/10

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