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Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) Film Review

★★★ The minions are back for a second film, Minions: The Rise of Gru. This film was inspired by the characters from the Despicable Me franchise and after the first Minions film came out in 2015, this second one was long-awaited as it was delayed two years because of the global pandemic. This film is… Continue reading Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) Film Review

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Lightyear (2022) Film Review

★ Lightyear is a film about the legendary space ranger, Buzz Lightyear, based on the original film franchise of Toy Story. In this film, Lightyear (voiced by Chris Evans) embarks on a journey to return home and encounters an army of ruthless robots commanded by Zurg, (voiced by James Brolin) attempting to steal his fuel… Continue reading Lightyear (2022) Film Review

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Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

★★★★★ Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts is a long-awaited programme for all fans and it did not disappoint. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson reunite after twenty years with co-stars including Tom Fallon, Helen Bon-Carter, Matthew Lewis, and Gary Oldman to reminisce about their time in Harry Potter. It's touching and tear-jerking… Continue reading Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

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Friends the Parody – Review

★★★★ Friends The Musical Parody took the stage at Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, for one day only, which is based on the TV Sitcom. Friends took place between 1994 to 2004, capturing the life of six individuals and their daily activities in New York City. The musical takes the mick of the TV sitcom. Taking to… Continue reading Friends the Parody – Review

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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