The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The second instalment of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series has finally come to life as Catching Fire hits the big screen. Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) end up becoming targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks rebellion. They are once again thrown into the games as a special 75th anniversary edition calls for the victors from each district to compete, … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

House at the End of the Street

Academy award winning actress and all round fan favourite Jennifer Lawrence kicks some serious ass in this slick horror/thriller. Newly divorced Sarah (Elizabeth Shue) and her teenage daughter Elissa (Lawrence) move to an idyllic new house that’s price has been lowered due to the double murder that happened  in the house opposite four years previously. A deranged young girl murdered her parents late at night after an … Continue reading House at the End of the Street

Day 20: Your Favourite Actress

Jennifer Lawrence has become my favourite actress quite recently, and it’s largely due to her ‘funny moments’ videos on Youtube. She’s a brilliant actress for sure, but she’s my favourite because of how she is in real life. She’s so funny and so normal. She doesn’t care what people think of her, she’s humble and most importantly she’s real, which is something that a lot of … Continue reading Day 20: Your Favourite Actress

Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook was nominated for a lot of awards upon its release in 2012 and won an Oscar for ‘Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role’ (Jennifer Lawrence) among other lesser known awards. It’s a romantic drama about former teacher Pat (Bradley Cooper), who has just been released after a stint in a mental hospital. As he tries to rebuild his life in the hopes … Continue reading Silver Linings Playbook

Winter’s Bone

Winter’s Bone is a slow paced mystery drama with a solid lead performance but very little else. It’s entirely forgettable.  I had high expectations for Winter’s Bone due to some very good reviews and recommendations that I’d read, however I’m slightly disappointed. Jennifer Lawrence’s performance was brilliant, she’s an incredible actress and I’m sure she will be getting involved with a lot of upcoming films, but the film … Continue reading Winter’s Bone