Movie Review : Split

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When 3 teenage girls, the popular mean girls Claire (Richardson) and Marcia (Sula) and the quiet, unpopular Casey (Taylor-Joy) are kidnapped from a suburban mall car park, the horror is only just beginning. Yeah well duh.

But as you have just shelled out good dollars for an M. Night Shyamalan movie, it really could go either way, huh?

Let me just say, Shyamalan is back to his creepy best. And no I am not kidding.

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Movie review : La La Land

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La La Land is the biggest, brightest, singingest, dancingest musical the world has seen in a very long time. The story of aspiring actress Mia (Stone) who falls for jazz pianist Sebastian (Gosling) is the stuff of musical fan fantasies.

I am not a fan of musicals so all of you who are fans of the genre should stop reading now. I will wait.

Okay ….

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Movie Review : Jackie

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On November 22, 1963, a young woman named Jackie (Portman) finds herself cradling the head of her dying husband Jack (Phillipson). Of course, as we all know, this is no ordinary man and he has just been shot by a sniper during a motorcade through the streets of Dallas, Texas.

The following hours and days have been well documented for historical purposes but what of the other story? The story of the young, grieving widow who, under the glare of the international media, must somehow move herself, her young family and her country through this tragic event.

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Movie Review : Lion

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You can read my review at Newcastle Live!

 

Director : Garth Davis

Starring : Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Sunnny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Divian Ladwa

Running Time : 118 minute

Release Date :  In Cinemas Now

 

 

Movie Review : Passengers

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You can read my review here at Newcastle Live!

 

Director : Morten Tyldum

Starring : Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia

Running Time : 116 minutes

Release Date :  In Cinemas Now

Movie Review : Assassin’s Creed

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You can read my review here at Newcastle Live!

 

Director : Justin Kurzel

Starring : Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Rampling, Michael Kenneth Williams, Denis Menochet, Ariane Labed, Mary Lynch, Callum Turner

Running Time : 115 minutes

Release Date :  In Cinemas Now

Movie Review : Sing

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You can read my review at Newcastle Live!

 

Director : Christophe Lourdelet, Garth Jennings

Starring : Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C Reilly, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Jennifer Saunders, Jennifer Hudson, Garth Jennings, Nick Kroll, Beck Bennett, Nick Offerman

Running Time : 108 minutes

Release Date :  In Cinemas Now

Movie Review : Moana

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For many thousands of years, the people of Polynesia were voyagers, traversing the world’s largest ocean to discover and colonise tiny pacific islands. Suddenly they stopped and this gap of about 1000 years is sometimes known as The Long Pause.

To see the Disney version of this legend and to check out the newest Disney Princess, you can read my full review at Newcastle Live!

 

Director : Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker, Chris Williams (IX)

Starring : Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jermaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, Alan Tudyk, Louise Bush

Running Time : 107 minutes

Release Date :  In Cinemas Now

Movie Review : Allied

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Before you even ask, yes Brad Pitt is as handsome as ever.

But do he and Marion sizzle as much as we have been led to believe?

Find out by reading my full review at Newcastle Live!

 

Director : Robert Zemeckis

Starring : Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Lizzy Caplan, Charlotte Hope, Celeste Dodwell, Simon McBurney

Running Time : 124 minutes

Release Date :  December 26

The Reef at Bar Beach – our new favourite place for summer eats?

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Summer in Newcastle. Lazy Sunday afternoons filled with sun and sand, fun and laughter, cold drinks and delicious food. Now you can get all this in one place because local company, Milestone Catering are partnering with The Reef at Bar Beach for the whole summer to ensure we have a great place to eat, right on the beach.

Read the rest at Newcastle Live!

Love Sue-Ellen xx

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