Entertainment, Film, Reviews

Disney’s Aladdin (2019) Film Review

★★★ Everyone knows the infamous tale of the young ‘diamond in the rough’ Aladdin. No more than a worthless street rat, he gets kidnapped by a dark figure who promises him the heart of the princess and riches beyond his wildest dreams. All he has to do is seek out a magic lamp in the… Continue reading Disney’s Aladdin (2019) Film Review

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Disney’s Dumbo (2019) Film Review

★ First coming to our screens in 1941, Dumbo tells the story of a young elephant whose oversized ears enable him to fly. Despite living in a circus amongst other misfits he is still identified as an outsider and a freak. After his mother is locked away after protecting him from audience members who taunted… Continue reading Disney’s Dumbo (2019) Film Review

Disability, Entertainment, My Life

The Cinematic Experience​

There are only a few cinemas I have easy access to due to the facilities within the location, including Odeon Cinema de Lux as part of Broadway Plaza in Birmingham, Cineworld Broad Street in Birmingham and showcase Cinema Deluxe Leicester. I don't often go to the cinema with my family rather  I go with my… Continue reading The Cinematic Experience​

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Night School (2018) Film Review

Star Rating: ⭐⭐ Teddy Walker (Kevin Hart) is a high school dropout who wants to earn a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) to acquire a more upscale job and enrols in night school, taught by a super-tough but inspirational teacher, with the name of Carrie (Tiffany Haddish). On his journey to get the diploma he crosses… Continue reading Night School (2018) Film Review

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Shazam (2019) Film Review

Shazam tells the story of 14-year-old Billy Batson (Asher Angel) a clean-cut troublemaker, causing mischief around Philadelphia, runs in with the police and avoiding his social workers with one aim, to locate the biological mother who abandoned him years ago. Soon Billy Batson is welcomed into a foster home by Rosa (Marta Milans) and Victor (Cooper Andrews) who already fosters four… Continue reading Shazam (2019) Film Review

Reviews, Theatre

Aladdin The Musical – Theatre Review

Star Rating: ⭐ The classic Disney animated film Aladdin came to stage production at the Prince Edward Theatre after success in America. Aladdin tells the classic tale of two people from differing backgrounds, falling in love, and having to overcome the obstacles keeping them apart. The street urchin Aladdin first falls for the Princess when… Continue reading Aladdin The Musical – Theatre Review

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Homecoming (2019) Film Review

Star Rating: ⭐⭐ The Netflix original film is a hit for all Beyoncé, but defiantly falls short for everyone else      In this Netflix original film, ‘Homecoming’ made by Beyoncé surrounding her successful concert in Coachella, including footage from her concert performance. Entwined with this particular concert performance, audiences can see footage of her rehearsals… Continue reading Homecoming (2019) Film Review

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Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Film Review

The much-loved nanny returns in the shape of Emily Blunt who has been able to fill those magical shoes Decades after the classic Mary Poppins film realise in 1964, the magical nanny returns to our screens once again. This time played by iconic actress Emily Blunt as she goes to the aid of the Banks… Continue reading Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Film Review

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The Darkest Minds (2018) Film Review

Star Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ With an outbreak of IAAN hitting the child population of the USA, the country and government is thrown into chaos and the survivors of the disease are sent to rehabilitation camps.  Being detained as threats from the outside world, the teen survivors develop mysterious powerful new abilities. The occupants of the rehabilitation… Continue reading The Darkest Minds (2018) Film Review

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Everything, Everything (2017) Film Review

Star Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Based on the successful novel by Nicola Yoon, Maddy (Amandla Stenberg) is a smart and imaginative 18-year-old, who has all the same interests as any other girl her age, but is unable to venture outside the protection of her hermetically-sealed environment house due to the illness, ‘severe combined immunodeficiency’. Maddy’s life has… Continue reading Everything, Everything (2017) Film Review