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Anna Kendrick

The Accountant (2016)

After two disappointing outings as an antihero - in 2003’s disastrous Daredevil and this year’s overblown Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice - Ben Affleck must be hoping it’s third time’s the charm with this clunky and transparent attempt…

EIFF 2016: Mr. Right (2016)

Mr. Right has a lot in the mix that film fans will find very familiar. In fact, it may seem so familiar to some that you'd need it to be very good indeed to feel worth your time. It's a good job it is then. Sam Rockwell stars as a hitman…

Life After Beth (2014)

Life After Beth is a film that very much feels as if it wants to have its cake and eat it. Or, perhaps, replace cake with brains. It will end up tagged as yet another zom-rom-com when it doesn't really deserve to be lumped in with others of…

The Voices (2014)

The follow up film from Marjane Satrapi, director of Persepolis is not what you would expect. In one fell swoop she shifts her gaze from biographical animation to screwball, satirical comedy. The Voices sees Ryan Reynolds play Jerry…

End Of Watch (2012)

I'd heard a lot of good things about End Of Watch before I finally got a chance to watch it for myself so I hoped that it would be a film that I enjoyed. It was. I may not have loved it as much as some people did, but I liked how the film…

ParaNorman (2012)

In this very sweet and enjoyably macabre stop-motion animated movie, Norman Babcock (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee) sees dead people. They're all around him and he's not scared by them one bit. Sadly, nobody else believes him and he's picked…

Pitch Perfect (2012)

Anna Kendrick is edgy and a bit different from everyone around her. She's the lead character, a student named Beca, in Pitch Perfect and viewers can sketch out her personality very quickly thanks to some major clues. She listens to music a…