Tag Archives: Florida

Review – Pain and Gain

Pain and Gain is a pointless, charmless, crime-comedy-drama that stars Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson, as two body builders that find themselves into a world of crime as they aggressively pursue a better lives for themselves. Set in Florida, in 1995, and based on what (as the film itself says ‘sadly’) is a true story, the film is directed by

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Review : Sisters

The sisters in question here are Maura and Kate Ellis, raised in Orlando and now attempting to live adult lives. Maura (Amy Poehler) is a divorcee, do-gooder nurse who spends time helping the homeless, rescuing animals and penning motivational, quotes. Her older sister, Kate (Tina Fey) is the hot headed, reckless older sister who is a beautician with a daughter in

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Review : 99 Homes

’99 Homes’ is a 2014 film that is grounded in the post housing market collapse across the US set in 2010, in Orlando, Florida. It’s both written and directed by Ramin Bahrani. It centres on Dennis Nash (Andrew Garfield), a tradesman struggling for paid work and about to his home to the bank having failed to keep up mortgage payments

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