Reviews, Theatre

School of Rock The Musical – Theatre Review

Star Rating   School of Rock the musical was a well thought out interpretation of the story and was a hit on stage! Based on the 2003 film starring Jack Black, Andrew Lloyd Webber produced a Broadway it for the West End. Dewey Finn (David Fynn) leads a strong cast of child actors. First developed and premiered inNew… Continue reading School of Rock The Musical – Theatre Review

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The Nutcracker

This Christmas I went to watch Sir Peter Wright’s production of The Nutcracker performed by the Birmingham Royal Ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome. Everyone knows the story of The Nutcracker. It is Christmas eve and doctor Stahlbaum and his wife are doing a party. They have 2 children, Clara, a ballet student, and her younger brother… Continue reading The Nutcracker

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Every Day (2018) – Film Review

This captivating, thoughtful fantasy is a twist on the usual boy meets girl routine.  The star Angourie Rice, plays Rhiannon, a high-school student, who has been dating self-absorbed jock guy, Justin. But one day, this relationship seems completely different, like he’s had a complete personality transplant. He is now a sensitive, caring, emotionally literate and… Continue reading Every Day (2018) – Film Review

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Fantastic Beasts- The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Film Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald gives fans of the wizarding world an insight into the world before the boy who lived. J.K. Rowling's old-school cinematic world building, exploring many serious, moralistic themes, explored through an epic, classic battle between good and evil to make them accessible for all ages. This film gives an insight… Continue reading Fantastic Beasts- The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Film Review

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Sherlock Gnomes (2018) Film Review

Star Rating:⭐ Acute squeal to the original  We last saw these loveable gnomes in 2011’s interpretation of Romeo and Juliet. Gnomeo and Juliet offer a new twist of ornamental fun on a classic story. This with the original Elton John songs makes it a hit. Everyone knows the story of Sherlock Homes and this film… Continue reading Sherlock Gnomes (2018) Film Review

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The House With A Clock In Its Walls (2018) Film Review

Star Rating: ⭐⭐   Fans of the Harry Potter franchise will love this fantasy adventure.  Orphaned by his parents dying in a car crash, Lewis journeys to the town of New Zebedee, Michigan to live under the care of his late mother’s brother, uncle Jonathon (Jack Black) in his mansion with hidden secrets and a… Continue reading The House With A Clock In Its Walls (2018) Film Review

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Wonder (2017) Film Review

Star Rating: ⭐ ‘Wonder' is a poor interpretation of the life of someone with facial disfigurements Owen Wilson and Julia Roberts team up to tell the story of their family, including their youngest son, 10-year-old Auggie who has a rare facial disfigurement. For 10 years, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents, played by Julia… Continue reading Wonder (2017) Film Review

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Coco (2017) Film Review

Star Rating:   ‘Coco is one of Pixar’s most visually ambitious worlds yet.’ I have been under the sea with Finding Nemo, into the mind with Inside Out and now I have been discovering the land of the dead with Disney and Pixar’s latest creation, Coco. Coco follows the story of a Mexican boy, Miguel,… Continue reading Coco (2017) Film Review

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The Greatest Showman (2017) Film Review

Star Rating  This film showcases those who are unique and in a gripping musical. The film slowly grew and became a hit overnight, capturing the minds of audiences members everywhere. P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackson) promises his childhood sweetheart, Charity Barnum (Michelle Williams) a life of luxury while all of their hopes and dreams come true. However, this life takes… Continue reading The Greatest Showman (2017) Film Review

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Monster Family (2017) Film Review

Star Rating    Sky Cinema releases a small film to demonstrate the importance of family in a fun and creative way. The story is based on the Wishbone family, Emma Wishbone (Emily Watson) works in the local bookshop, which struggles for business, while taking care of her family. Having an overworked husband, Frank, (Nick Frost) and two misunderstood teenagers, Fay, (Jessica… Continue reading Monster Family (2017) Film Review