Entertainment, Film, Reviews

Mulan (2020) – Guest Film Review

★★★ Disney's live-action remake of Mulan 2020 was supposed to have been released in cinemas during March in the UK and star actress Yifei Liu, but due to the pandemic, it was constantly pushed back. September came and Disney decided it was time to use their new platform, Disney+, to stream the film rather than… Continue reading Mulan (2020) – Guest Film Review

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Pinocchio (2020) – Film Review

★ We all grew up with the charming, but naughty wooden puppet of the 40s, Pinocchio. Disney’s version featured a few surreal elements, such as a growing nose when the puppet lied, or a child’s dreamland where rules did not exist—that is until the naughtiest children are turned into donkeys. Archimedes’ telling of Pinocchio focuses… Continue reading Pinocchio (2020) – Film Review

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All My Life (2020) – Guest Film Review

★★★★ All My Life is a new romantic film, featuring a true story of Solomon 'Sol' Chau (Harry Shum Jr.) and his soulmate Jennifer Carter. (Jessica Rothe) It is directed by Mark Meyers. The film is acted wonderfully and shows how relationships can be incredibly imperfect and complicated, especially when health and work issues arise.… Continue reading All My Life (2020) – Guest Film Review

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Tenet (2020) – Guest Film Review

★ Initially, I was very excited to see a new release from the director of the Dark Knight trilogy, Christopher Nolan. Nolan’s films are wonderfully crafted, with insights on harrowing social and political struggles. Furthermore, Nolan enjoys directing films with complex storylines and character developments, such as Inception. Being a bold and adventurous director can… Continue reading Tenet (2020) – Guest Film Review

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Disney’s Kim Possible (2019) Film Review

★★★ Our favourite crime-fighting teen hero is back in her first live-action film. Starting freshman year at Middleton, Kim Possible (Sadie Stanley) and her best friend Ron Stoppable (Sean Giambrone). While vanquishing crime comes easy to the team, settling into navigating the social hierarchy of high school is more challenging. The two soon befriend Athena… Continue reading Disney’s Kim Possible (2019) Film Review

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Disney Pixar Toy Story 4 (2019) Film Review

★★★ Sheriff Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) and the rest gang return for a new (and perhaps final) adventure following on from where left them in Toy Story 3; in the care of Bonnie. When Bonnie comes home from her first day of kindergarten the toys are introduced to Forky (voiced… Continue reading Disney Pixar Toy Story 4 (2019) Film Review

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Like a Boss (2020) Film Review

★★★ Mel (Rose Byrne) and Mia (Tiffany Haddish) have been friends since childhood and own a make-up company together. Unfortunately, while their friendship is still as strong as ever their finances aren’t with the company almost half a million in debt. Beauty guru and millionaire Claire Luna (Salma Hayek) sees potential in their company and… Continue reading Like a Boss (2020) Film Review

Reviews, Theatre

The Girl On The Train – Theatre Review

★ Based on the novel by Paula Hawkins, Birmingham's Alexandra Theatre put on a performance of 'The Girl On The Train’ tells the story of Rachel Watson (played by Samantha Womack) who catches daily glimpses of life from her commutes on the train as she travels to London for work. After becoming an alcoholic and losing her job, Watson continues to… Continue reading The Girl On The Train – Theatre Review

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The Hustle (2019) Film Review

★ 'The Hustle' sees two scam-artists from two opposite backgrounds as Penny (Rebel Wilson) and Josephine (Anne Hathaway) join forces to take down the men who ever have wronged them, having comedic consequences. Josephine is not sure about partnering up with Penny at first, but with persuasion, she takes Penny on as her under compensated apprentice. Together they con… Continue reading The Hustle (2019) Film Review