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RIO 2

RIO 2 the movie

All those incredible RIO original characters are back, and new character voices are provided by Oscar® nominee Andy Garcia, Grammy® winner Bruno Mars, Tony® winner Kristin Chenoweth and Oscar/Emmy®/Tony winner Rita Moreno, plus featuring the clever music of new Brazilian artists and catchy original music by Janelle Monae and Wondaland.

This second animated outing for the blue macaws from the magical city of Rio, is full of energy and eye candy. Blu and Jewel unexpectedly discover, that there are other members of their species located ”Deep in the Amazon”. City bird Blu (Eisenberg) is happily married to Jewel (Hathaway) and this time, they travel to the Amazon with his family and his friends (from the first RIO movie) to look for Jewel’s family, but the villainous adversary Nigel (Clement) the deranged white cockatoo, is again gleefully subversive and keen on revenge. One of my favourite scenes, is the soccer match between the Blue Macaws and the Red Macaws

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THE OTHER WOMAN

Aye, revenge is sweet. Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton in THE OTHER WOMAN
Aye, revenge is sweet. Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton in THE OTHER WOMAN

THE OTHER WOMAN is directed by Nick Cassavetes and starring Cameron Diaz (Carly) as a smart and beautiful New York lawyer, who suddenly learns that her monogamous and unmarried boyfriend of eight weeks, Mark (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is in fact happily married. With Mark’s wife Kate (Leslie Mann) together they get their revenge on the two-timing bastard, and they quickly discover yet another affair with the much younger Amber (Kate Upton), so the cheater is actually a three-timing bastard.

THE OTHER WOMAN has a brand new screenplay and is also a female buddy movie, but this oft-used theme of women getting even does immediately remind one of Olivia Goldsmith’s book and movie called FIRST WIVES CLUB (1996). With its unrealistic and unlikely storyline, THE OTHER WOMAN is a raunchier, edgier take on the subject.

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