Netflix’s latest festive offering does little to eschew its own formula, other than its sun-drenched location
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Christmas Film Review: The Holidate
A breezy, inoffensive offering, The Holidate is mainly sold by solid lead performances
Christmas Film Review: Klaus
Netflix gives Santa Claus an origin tale
Scoob! Review – Same old Mystery, Inc. with a flashy makeover
The well-known gang are back in another blockbuster outing.
Forgotten Gem: Basil, the Great Mouse Detective
The precursor to the famous Disney Renaissance, Disney animation owes a lot to The Great Mouse Detective, though viewers seldom remember it as one of the greats.
The Weeks the Earth Stood Still
Featured image by t1na on DeviantArt.
“Do You Consider Yourself a Hero?” – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Review
Lloyd Vogel (Matthew Rhys) sets out to write a character assassination against beloved children’s TV host Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks), and instead finds himself deconstructed under Rogers’ compassionate tutelage.
“It’s time for Gotham to meet the new Harley Quinn” – Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) Review
Standout Suicide Squad character Harley Quinn takes centre stage in this zany, female empowerment action flick, proving that often villains are as captivating as their heroic counterparts.
“This is a whole new thing” – Jumanji: The Next Level Review
Jumanji: The Next Level promises something even more challenging, but fails to step up from its predecessor.
“Morals don’t sell nowadays” – Little Women review
Greta Gerwig’s love letter to Louisa May Alcott’s story is full of heart and incredibly relatable for a modern audience.
A purr-fectly honest review of ‘Cats’
The reaction to Tom Hooper’s Cat‘s adaptation is a prime example of how trendy negativity has become.
Movies To Be Excited About in 2020
New year, new…movies? Ah yes, that ancient saying. A new year heralds a whole new bucketful of content to discover and become engrossed by. Who knows what favourite films you may have discovered by the end of this year? There are infinite possibilities, and perhaps it’s not even on this list, but here are the…
Knives Out: A whirlwind who-dunnit
A star-studded cast complete Rian Johnson’s devilishly slick and well-crafted murder mystery, in a fitting homage to tales of old.
“The Holiday” is THE Christmas movie
13 years after release, The Holiday is still watched annually by families across the country.
Frozen II takes us into the unknown
Follow our familiar heroes as they desperately attempt to do the next right thing to save Arendelle from destruction
Last Christmas review: Emilia Clarke shines in glorified made-for-TV Christmas flick
It’s saccharine and charming, but ultimately unmemorable. But hey, it’s Christmas.
The end of the Skywalker saga is almost upon us
May the force be with you. On what would have been Carrie Fisher’s birthday, Star Wars released their final trailer to the highly anticipated conclusion to the epic “Skywalker Saga” that commenced in 1977. Following the somewhat tepid reaction to Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi, as well as the disappointingly dull Solo, the pressure is…
“I’m only Judy Garland for one hour a night.”
Renée Zellweger is captivating as a troubled Judy Garland in her final months.
Ostentatious and seditious: Phoenix shines but is weighed down by an overly pretentious script
Drawing upon the concept that “dark is deeper”, Joker offers a plausible and sympathetic origin to the classic Batman villain.
[UPDATE] More sneak peeks at Frozen 2’s soundtrack
Update: We have been even more spoiled by DisneyMusicVevo, as two new clips have been released from the Frozen 2 soundtrack. First is Anna’s “The Next Right Thing”, in which Kristen Bell’s voice shines: Next, it’s Josh Gad’s turn as Olaf on endearing “When I Am Older”: Finally, we have a clean listen to Idina…
First sneak peek at Frozen 2’s soundtrack
We have been awfully spoiled with new Frozen 2 information of late! Only last week we were treated to a brand new trailer: This second glimpse into the plot of the highly anticipated sequel involved a clearer exploration into what that mysterious mist is that we first saw Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven disappear…
Sheer escapism: Downton Abbey does exactly what you want it to
Stunningly picturesque, Downton Abbey welcomes us back with open arms, and offers us more of what made us love it in the first place.
‘The Little Mermaid’ Casting Backlash
The backlash over the casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel has revealed many problems about fandom, not to mention continuing ignorance of whitewashing in media.
‘Toy Story 4’ Review: Kids lose their toys all the time
The fourth instalment in the beloved franchise adds fresh conflict for Woody, who begins to question his function when his child no longer seems to need him.
‘Instant Family’ review: Heartfelt, Heartwarming and Heartrending
An endearing comedy about the struggles of foster care shine a light on an important issue, as well as bringing many a tear to the eye.
Taron Egerton IS Elton John, in psychotropic and dazzling “Rocketman”
As delightful as all other areas of the film are, they really serve as the kindling for the burning fire that is Egerton as Elton John.
How Avengers: Endgame could have been more perfect
Film Reviews Comics | Marvel | The Avengers Sure, Avengers: Endgame was the cinematic event of the modern age. No denying it. Spectacular visual effects, a mammoth main cast and closure over what has been a ludicrously epic journey so far. But does that mean that it was a flawless execution? Not necessarily. I know…