Entertainment, Film, Reviews

Four Kids and it (2020) Film Review

★★ Four Kids & It (2020) is a modern take on the original film made in 2004. Starring Paula Patton, Matthew Goode, Russell Brand and Michael Caine. The story is based around a family holiday to Cornwall and the acquaintance of a magical creature that has the ability to grant wishes. Whilst the original film… Continue reading Four Kids and it (2020) Film Review

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Blithe Spirit (2020) Film Review

★ Blithe Spirit is a fantasy comedy starring Leslie Mann, Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher and Judie Dench. It is based on a writer who has suffered from writer's block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased ex-wife. The spirit allows the writer to overcome his hiatus and write with renewed vigour.  He also fantasies… Continue reading Blithe Spirit (2020) Film Review

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Film Review

★★ Pokémon Detective Pikachu is a fantasy comedy film starring Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton and Bill Nighy. The story is centred around the original events of the Pokémon game series and the Mewtwo accident that led to the death of Tim Goodman's father. Tim travels to Ryme City to meet his father's former… Continue reading Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Film Review

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Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Film Review

★ This new release stars Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Ben Schwartz and Tika Sumpter. The story is the same cookie-cutter plot from our childhood gaming adventures, with a dull sense of humour and goofy animations. With such a great cast, especially Carrey who is a great comic, I was expecting a fun and exciting film.… Continue reading Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Film Review

Restaurants & Bars, Reviews

200 Degrees Cafe Colmore Row Birmingham

★★★ I have seen a number of 200 Degrees coffee shops, but I haven't been in one until my friend recommended it and we went into the one by New Street Station. Facing the station, the coffee shop is on the left on a bit of a slant which didn't made it easy to get… Continue reading 200 Degrees Cafe Colmore Row Birmingham

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3 Threes Cafe Coffee Lounge – Birmingham

★★★ Not being vegan myself, I haven't always looked out for vegan options in restaurants and cafes. Now having a friend who is vegan who has opened my eyes to the number of items that are available for her including a vegan style cafe in the centre of Birmingham. Getting into the cafe was good… Continue reading 3 Threes Cafe Coffee Lounge – Birmingham

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All Bar One, New Street, Birmingham – Restaurant Review

★★★★ There are a lot of All Bar One restaurants around, but I've never actually been to one myself. My dad and I fancied a change to where we usually go so when we were out in the city centre one weekend, we decided to go to an All Bar One by New Street Station… Continue reading All Bar One, New Street, Birmingham – Restaurant Review

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PRAZA Birmingham – Restaurant Review

★★★★ PRAZA restaurant is based on Hagley Road in Birmingham. Although tucked away from the roadside, it is easy to locate for potential customers to see. The car park is tucked just around the back of the building and was easily accessible. Unfortunately, as a wheelchair user, I was unable to use the front entrance… Continue reading PRAZA Birmingham – Restaurant Review

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Disney Pixar’s Soul (2020) Guest Film Review

★★★★★ Disney Pixar's new release, Soul, stars Jamie Foxx (Joe Gardener), Tina Fey (22), as well as Richard Ayoade and Graham Norton. The story follows Joe Gardener, a middle-aged music teacher, struggling to secure a stable income and follow his passion of jazz music.  After being accepted as a full-time music teacher at a school,… Continue reading Disney Pixar’s Soul (2020) Guest Film Review

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The Secret Garden (2020) – Guest Film Review

★★★ The Secret Garden is a fantasy drama, starring Dixie Egerickx, Colin Firth, Amir Wilson and Julie Walters. It is based on the novel of the same title by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The director is Marc Munden. The story begins in the tragedy of India's Independence in 1946. Violence and mass diaspora occurs across the… Continue reading The Secret Garden (2020) – Guest Film Review