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The Leisure Seeker Movie Review

. Losing a loved one is impossibly hard to fathom but losing a loved one a little bit at a time is insidiously difficult. John Spencer (Donald Sutherland) is in the later stages of dementia and goes on one last road trip with his loving wife Ella (Helen Mirren). Her strength of character and love of John is palpable but she also has medical issues.   //   The film uses humour to help viewers from being overwhelmed with the sadness of it’s inevitable conclusion. Their...

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John and Ella Spencer have almost reached the end of the road; Ella is frail, while John’s memory is failing. Instead of quietly fading away, however, the Boston seventy-somethings flee the suffocating care of their doctors and children and hop aboard their vintage campervan, The Leisure Seeker, to visit the Florida Keys house of John’s hero, Ernest Hemingway.   //   Screen veterans Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star as the ultimate grey nomads in The Leisure ...

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Movie Review

In days past, films like this starred rugged, blood, sweat and guts types like Arnold Schwarzenegger (The Running Man), Sylvester Stallone (Rambo), Rutger Hauer (Wedlock) and, most notably in this case, Takeshi Kitano (Battle Royale). Indeed, the whole teenage cast of Battle Royale were more convincingly unhinged and dangerous than the pretty nubile stars of The Hunger Games who looked like they could never harm anyone. The sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, predictably followed ...