Category: Family

REVIEW: Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Directed by: Rob Marshall Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Dick Van Dyke. Written by Cameron Frew Mary Poppins is a curious thing. Depending on how you explain her, one would be forgiven for being slightly disturbed – a nanny who […]

Incredibles 2

Year: 2018 Directed by: Brad Bird Cast: Craig T. Nelson , Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Samuel L Jackson Written by Lucy Buglass It’s safe to say that ‘Incredibles 2′ was my most anticipated film of the year. The original ‘Incredibles’ film ended in a way that left it […]

Peter Rabbit

Year: 2018 Directed by: Will Gluck Starring: Rose Byrne, James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson, Daisy Ridley, Margot Robbie Written by Jessica Peña With an obsession for the cheap laugh and dull dialogue, ‘Peter Rabbit’ fails to capture a lasting impression of a moral lesson. The film is adapted from ‘The […]

Early Man

Year: 2018 Directed by: Nick Park Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Timothy Spall. Written by Sarah Buddery Any film from beloved stop-motion animation studio, Aardman, will be met with great anticipation. Their films feel so intrinsically part of British culture, and after previous feature-length efforts such […]

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Year: 2017 Director: Jake Kasdan Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Jack Black, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Madison Iseman, Morgan Jeanette Turner, Ser’Darius Blain, Bobby Cannavale Written by Rhys Bowen Jones Back when it was first announced, I couldn’t help but ask the question “did this really […]

Ferdinand

Year: 2017 Directed by: Carlos Saldanha Starring: John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Gabriel Iglesias, Gina Rodriguez, David Tennant, Peyton Manning, Anthony Anderson. Written by Andrew Garrison I wasn’t enamoured with the idea of seeing the movie ‘Ferdinand’. As far as animated films of 2017 are concerned, this year has proven […]

Coco

Year: 2017 Directed by: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina (co-director) Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renee Victor, Jaime Camil Written by Jessica Peña Pixar Animation Studios lets us escape once more. It’s easy to relish in the studio’s latest film, ‘Coco,’ which exudes rich, cultural […]

Daddy’s Home 2

Year: 2017 Directed by: Sean Anders Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, John Lithgow, John Cena Written by Tom Sheffield Another year, another sequel that we probably wouldn’t have missed if it was never made. Sean Anders returns to direct this festive sequel to the 2015 comedy, […]

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Year: 2017 Director: Simon Curtis Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Will Tiltson, Alex Lawther.  WRITTEN BY RHYS BOWEN JONES Winnie The Pooh, I’m sure, is a staple of almost everyone’s childhood post-1924. Everyone knows Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, and Eeyore. Everyone knows Christopher Robin. Finding successes as […]