Entertainment, Film, Reviews

The Lost City (2022) Film Review

★ Writer, Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock) has lived a very reclusive life publishing popular adventure novels which are loved by audiences everywhere but have never lived an adventure of her own. She works closely with her cover model, Alan (Channing Tatum) to bring her books alive but doesn't see him as much of a hero… Continue reading The Lost City (2022) Film Review

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Disney’s Encanto (2021) Film Review

★★ Encanto is a Disney film about a family, the Madrigals, with special gifts such as strength, beauty, and the ability to predict the future. The main character, Mirabel, feels like an outsider to her family because she is different. However, soon she realises that the magic of their family home is in danger, and… Continue reading Disney’s Encanto (2021) Film Review

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Lion King: The Musical – Theatre Review

★★★★★ Playing at the Lyceum Theatre, Lion King has become a staple of the West End. Based on the Disney film, Lion King tells the story of a young lion destined to become King of Pride Rock, only to suffer a tragedy of the death of his father that forces him to flee. On the… Continue reading Lion King: The Musical – Theatre Review

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Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022) | Guest Film Review

★★★ I started watching Downton Abbey on Netflix when all the fuss dead down. Historical drama, just my cup of tea. Although it is more modern than most historical things I watched. I'm a major fan of the Georgian era. Anyway... back to Downton Abbey. I was really looking forward to this film. Maggie Smith… Continue reading Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022) | Guest Film Review

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The Batman (2022) Film Review

★★★ The Batman follows the story of Batman (Robert Pattinson), as he is forced to investigate the sadistic killer, The Riddler (Paul Dano) as corruption and injustice take over Gotham City’s underworld, leaving cryptic clues for Batman to solve. To unmask the identity of The Riddler, he must build relationships with others in the underworld… Continue reading The Batman (2022) Film Review

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A Series of Unfortunate Events – Netflix Original Series

★ The Netflix Original Series, A Series of Unfortunate Events is based on A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) film starring Jim Cary which is based on the first three books in the series by Lemony Snicket. Three orphans; Violet (Malina Weissman) Klaus (Louis Hynes) and Sunny (Presley Smith) Baudelaire reel after their parents' sudden… Continue reading A Series of Unfortunate Events – Netflix Original Series

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Marry Me (2022) Film Review

★ Marry Me, a romantic comedy tells the story of Kat Valdez (Jennifer Lopez) and Bastian (Maluma) music superstars are about to win an award and get married on global TV but soon finds out Bastian has been unfaithful and freezes. Heartbroken and now live to thousands of fans, she refuses his hand and chooses… Continue reading Marry Me (2022) Film Review

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Jungle Cruise (2021) Film Review

★★ Disney's Jungle Cruise is based on a ride at Disneyland where a riverboat takes travellers through a jungle filled with supernatural, dangerous animals. It follows the captain of the small boat who goes in search of the Tree of Life, accompanied by a scientist and their brother.  The film was much darker than I… Continue reading Jungle Cruise (2021) Film Review

Reviews, Theatre

Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe – Theatre Review

★★ At the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton, there was a production of the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Story C.S. Lewis tells the story of four evacuees; Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy as they reside with a professor during war time. They come across an old wardrobe which transports them to the magical land… Continue reading Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe – Theatre Review

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James Bond, No Time to Die (2021) Guest Film Review

★★★★★ No Time to Die is the next instalment of the James Bond, 007, movies. Bond, played by actor Daniel Craig, finds romance with Madeleine Swann, who witnessed the murder of her mother by Lyutsifrr Safin - the ‘bad guy’ of the film. He comes out of retirement in Jamaica to defend the Earth from… Continue reading James Bond, No Time to Die (2021) Guest Film Review