Film Review: Unbroken


Directed by Angelina Jolie and screenplay by the Coen Brothers, Unbroken tells the harrowing true story, which is in turn based on Laura Hillenbrand‘s novel, based on the life of Olympian Louis Zamperini (Jack O’Connell). After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Louis and fellow crewmen Phil (Domhnall Gleeson) and Fitzgerald (Garrett Hedlund) spend a desperate 47 days in a raft, only to be caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp run by the brutal Watanabe (Takamasa Ishihara).

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Film Review: Maleficent


The latest dark fairytale re-imagining, directed by Robert Stromberg, explores the untold story of Disney‘s most iconic villain, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie), from the classic story Sleeping Beauty, which is in turn based on the French novel La Belle Au Bois Dormant by Charles Perrault. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the magical moors over which she presides, Maleficent places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s (Sharlto Copley) newborn infant Aurora (Elle Fanning), cursing that before the sun sets on her 16th birthday, she shall prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a sleep-like death. But as Maleficent watches the child grow, Maleficent realises that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land.

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Tweets Confirm A ‘Wanted’ Sequel

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex)

Writer of Wanted, Derek Haas has been busy tweeting getting our hopes up for a sequel of the 2008 action film starring James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman.

Loosely based on Mark Millar‘s comics, McAvoy played the character of Wesley, an average guy who was being cheated on by his girlfriend and working in a dead-end job with a bitch of a boss. Soon enough, he was taught to bend bullets and flip cars in slow-motion a mysterious Fraternity.

The film achieved a box office take north of $300m so a sequel was always on the cards. It has now been confirmed through Empire that original screenwriters Haas and Michael Brandt have been re-hired to start working on Wanted 2.

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