Terminator Genisys: Movie Reviewed

Terminator GenisysBy Orla Smith

STARRING: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, JK Simmons, Matt Smith, Byung-hun Lee

DIRECTEDBY: Alan Taylor

WHAT ELSE HAVE THEY DIRECTED: Thor: The Dark World, Terminator Genisys

GENRE: Science Fiction, Action

SYNOPSIS: In a separate timeline, Kyle Reese attempts to save Sarah Connor from the T-800, only to find her awaiting his arrival.

RATING: 7.5/10

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Antman: Movie Reviewed

AntmanBy Orla Smith

STARRING: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bonny Cannavale, Judy Greer, Michael Pena, TI, David Dastmalchian, Hayley Atwell

DIRECTED BY: Peyton Reed

WHAT ELSE HAVE THEY DIRECTED: Bring It On, The Break-Up, Yes Man

GENRE: Comic Book, Action

SYNOPSIS: When ex-con Scott Lang is released from prison he is determined to clean up his act and reconnect with his young daughter. However, Dr. Hank Pym, owner of a suit that allows the user to shrink in size but increase in strength, has other plans for him.

RATING: 7.5/10

Love and Mercy: Movie Reviewed

Love and MercyBy Orla Smith

STARRING: Paul Dano, John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti, Jake Abel, Kenny Wormald

DIRECTEDBY: Bill Pohlad

WHAT ELSE HAVE THEY DIRECTED: Old Explorers

GENRE: Biopic, Drama, Music

SYNOPSIS: Two timelines of The Beach Boy’s Brian Wilson are followed, depicting his musical genius and struggle with mental illness.

RATING: 9/10

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Slow West: Movie Reviewed

Slow WestBy Orla Smith

STARRING: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius

DIRECTED BY: John Maclean

WHAT ELSE HAVE THEY DIRECTED: N/A

GENRE: Western, Adventure

SYNOPSIS: A young Scot is escorted by an outlaw across the American West to find his lost love.

RATING: 8.5/10

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Slow West, (Not directed by Bruce Willis) premiered at the 2015 Sundance film festival and, in the spirit of most Sundance releases, was difficult to find in cinemas due to an annoyingly limited release. Still, I was determined to catch this rare western, and I’m glad of that fact, because Slow West is surely one of the best movies of the year.

Most Anticipated Movies of June-December 2015

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By Orla Smith

We’ve come to the halfway point of the year now, and my most anticipated list has changed quite a lot. Firstly, many of the films on my original list have already come out. Secondly, and most importantly, there are many new films that weren’t even on my radar at the beginning of the year that I now can’t wait for.

Mr Holmes: Movie Reviewed

Mr HolmesBy Orla Smith

STARRING: Ian McKellan, Laura Linney, Milo Parker, Hattie Morahan, Patrick Kennedy, Frances de la Tour, Hiroyuki Sanada

DIRECTEDBY: Bill Condon

WHAT ELSE HAVE THEY DIRECTED: Gods and Monsters, Kinsey, Dreamgirls, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part One, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part Two, The Fifth Estate

GENRE: Drama, Mystery

SYNOPSIS: At age 92, Sherlock Holmes is determined to remember his final case before he dies.

RATING: 8.5/10

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