In Wonder, the latest movie from Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay and Owen wilson, August (Auggie) Pullman is a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade at a mainstream elementary school for the first time…
Jacob Tremblay is such a great young talent. He along with Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson are great reasons to watch this movie. It also helps that the film is based on R.J. Palacio’s bestselling book of the same name. I don’t recall the last time I watched Wilson in a non-comedy role so this should be interesting.
Money Monster is not on my list of favourite thrillers because even though the cast is stellar, the story and its execution proved not completely worthy of their efforts. There were a few somewhat thrilling moments but nothing proved enough to make the movie all that the trailer had me hoping for.
Jack O’Connell (Kyle) and Julia Roberts are my favourite things about the Jodie Foster directed film.Not to say that George Clooney was bad, but I must confess that his character’s dance moves at the start of the film were especially awkward. So much so that having to experience that made me lose quite a bit of respect for the entire production as a whole.
I doubt that anyone will be missing much if they don’t bother with Money Monster. O’Connell’s performance and the resolution of Kyle’s story is the reason I kept watching to the very end. How could I not after experiencing his great work inStarred Up (2013)? Watch Money Monster if you really, really must.
Here’s a little taster of what it’s like when Clooney’s character breaks into dance. Deliberately awkward or not, I doubt that it helped the movie.
Directed by Billy Ray; Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Alfred Molina are the stars of Secret In Their Eyes. A story about a group of FBI Investigators; a close-knit team for whom everything changes when they learn the identity of the victim of their new murder case.
Ray’s movie follows the events and decisions that end up leading to a surprising, yet understandable conclusion, the revelation of which is a key highlight.
Seeing evidence of the depth of the friendships between the main protagonists – before, during and after the central crime, that is the thing I enjoyed most about Secret In Their Eyes . One more great moment would have been when the audience learns of the victim’s identity. But…! that little nugget was unfortunately given away for free in the film’s trailer.
Secret In Their Eyes could have been a better movie . The cast performed well but I think they were let down by post production, namely what felt like an awkward overuse of flashback and the trailer edit.
If you’re familiar with Valentine’s Day (2010) and New Years Eve (2011), then you have a pretty good idea of what you’re in for with Mother’s Day, the latest film from the director of all three movies, Garry Marshall.
Starring Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis and Timothy Olyphant, the collision of intersecting stories on said holiday is what happens in Mother’s Day…
Having watched both Valentine’s Day and New Years Eve, I found both movies to be somewhat adequately entertaining and a casual escape; precisely what I’m expecting with Marshall’s latest comedy / drama.
Jack Whitehall, Brit Robertson, Shay Mitchell and Aasif Mandvi also star.
Eat Pray Love had to be watched because I wanted to know the story of a person who chooses to drastically change their life because what they have no longer makes them happy.
Said woman (Liz), played by Julia Roberts, decides to embark on a three part journey, travelling from Italy to India then Bali in a period of twelve months. As you can imagine, she meets many interesting people en route.
If you’ve ever been to Italy or dreamt about going, you’ll love the first part of this movie. You’ll like it because it’ll remind you of what makes travelling great and particularly, all the things to adore about Italy. Those curious about what it can mean to be on a ‘spiritual journey’ will get the most out of part two.
Filipe, (Javier Bardem) and pretty much everything that comes out of his mouth is a personal highlight of the final part of this movie. I particularly like his response to Liz when she says ‘I am so sick of people telling me I need a man.‘
Watch it if you’re curious about what he says and the adventure such as the one liz chooses.