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Review: The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

Director: Ben Stiller

Starring: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn, Adam Scott, Shirley MacClaine, Patton Oswalt.

Rating: BBFC-PG

Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller), an employee in charge of the photography negatives at Time Magazine, find himself constantly daydreaming of exciting events happening to him, all of which centre around Cheryl (Kristen Wiig), a new employee at the magazine’s payroll department whom he has not worked up the courage to speak to yet. Attempting to contact her through an online dating site, he is. unable to do so because his profile is left mostly blank having not done anything especially noteworthy or mentionable. Read the rest of this entry

Review: Gangster Squad

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer.

Starring: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Nick Nolte, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Peña, Anthony Mackie, Robert Patrick.

Rating:   Running Time: 113 mins.

Set in 1940’s Los Angeles, Gangster Squad follows the story of Sgt. John O’Mara (Josh Brolin), who has returned home after World War II to a town run by gangsters and filled with so much corruption that he no longer recognises it. O’Mara is noticed as one of only a few honest cops in the city, and one willing to stand up to known gangsters such as Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn). Read the rest of this entry

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (9/4/12)

Catch up with this week’s show with reviews of cinema releases The Cold Light Of Day starring new Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver, comedy drama This Must Be The Place starring Sean Penn and Frances McDormand, and DVD/Blu Ray releases of Texas Killing Fields starring Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, supernatural horror 666: The Prophecy, Annette Benning, Niome Watts and Samuel L Jackson in drama Mother And Child, and documentary If A Tree Falls about the Earth Liberation Front, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Coming Up On This Weeks Show (31/10/11)

This Monday we’ll have reviews of Steven Spielberg’s new cinema release The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, and the hugely successful drama The Help, plus DVD reviews of Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class, Cameron Diaz comedy Bad Teacher, Terrence Malick’s The Tree Of Life, and horror movie Saint, as well as our usual look at the latest movie News, Box Office & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s, and our DVD catch up.

Join us from 7:30 on Monday 24th via the Spreaker site or you can even listen to the show live via the Spreaker app from the iTunes app store (search for The Monday Movie Show in the app once installed).