Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

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EFFIE GRAY (12A) RUSKIN (Greg Wise) falls under the spell of 19-year-old Effie Gray (Dakota Fanning) and they marry.

A formal visit to Ruskin's parents (David Suchet, Julie Walters) opens Effie's eyes to the solitude and loneliness that she will have to bear for the rest of her married life. Ruskin immerses himself in his work while Mrs Ruskin, in particular, makes evident her disdain for her boy's choice of bride by constantly undermining Effie and forcing her gravely ill daughter-in-law to attend a soiree with Sir Charles Eastlake (James Fox) and Lady Eastlake (Emma Thompson) when she should be tucked up in bed.

The Ruskins travel to Venice where John once again abandons Effie to her own devices in the company of Rafael (Riccardo Scamarcio), who clearly has amorous designs on the worldly unwise wife.

Emma Eastlake in Effie Back on home soil, Ruskin spirits Effie up to Scotland with Everett Millais (Tom Sturridge), who has been commissioned to paint a portrait of the eminent critic. A spark of attraction between Millais and Effie threatens to spark a fullblown affair but lowly wives do not divorce wealthy husbands and Effie must continue to suffer in silence. Rating.....

...GONE GIRL (18) ON the morning of his anniversary, Nick Dunne (Affleck) calls detectives Rhonda Boney (Kim Dick-im Dickens) and Jim Gilpin (Patrick Fugit) to his home. There are signs of a struggle and his wife Amy (Pike) is missing. Nick's sister Margo (Carrie Coon), who has never liked Luke Evans Vlad in Dracula Amy, assures her sibling that everything will be fine. Nick and Amy's distraught parents (David Clennon, Lisa Beth) front a high-profile media campaign to secure the safe return of "amazing Amy".

In the glare of the spotlight, fractures appear in the Dunnes' marriage and police and public question Nick's innocence. Rating.....

....DOLPHIN TALE 2 (U) SEVERAL years have passed since Sawyer Nelson (Nathan Gamble) rescued plucky dolphin Winter with the help of Dr Clay Haskett (Harry Connick Jr) and prosthetics expert Dr Cameron McCarthy (Morgan Freeman).

The teenager now works at Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) with Clay's spunky daughter Hazel (Cozi Zuehlsdorff), his grown-up cousin Kyle (Austin K Stowell) and trainer Phoebe (Austin Highsmith). …

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