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SCOOB! (2020) Film Review

★ SCOOB! (2020) is an animated comedy film starring the voices of Frank Welker (Scooby), Will Forte (Shaggy Rogers), Zac Efron (Fred Jones), Amanda Seyfried (Daphne Blake) and Gina Rodriguez (Velma Dinkley). Although the film features all the classic characters, a new plotline emerges when Scooby and his team plot to release the ghost dog,… Continue reading SCOOB! (2020) Film Review

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Joker (2019) Guest Film Review

★★★★★ It's the height of crime in Gotham City. Vulnerable Arthur Fleck has a passion for comedy and a sense of humour that no one quite understands. He struggles to fit into a society that shows him little regard, and the challenges he faces push him into a downward spiral towards a violent revolution. In… Continue reading Joker (2019) Guest Film Review

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Instant Family (2019) – Film Review

★★★★ Inspired by the director’s personal experience, Instant Family tells the story of married couple Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) on their journey to foster a child. Under the guidance of two social workers, Karen (Octavia Spencer) and Sharon (Tig Notaro) the couple, along with a group of other hopeful parents prepare to adopt… Continue reading Instant Family (2019) – Film Review

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Four Kids and it (2020) Film Review

★★ Four Kids & It (2020) is a modern take on the original film made in 2004. Starring Paula Patton, Matthew Goode, Russell Brand and Michael Caine. The story is based around a family holiday to Cornwall and the acquaintance of a magical creature that has the ability to grant wishes. Whilst the original film… Continue reading Four Kids and it (2020) Film Review

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Blithe Spirit (2020) Film Review

★ Blithe Spirit is a fantasy comedy starring Leslie Mann, Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher and Judie Dench. It is based on a writer who has suffered from writer's block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased ex-wife. The spirit allows the writer to overcome his hiatus and write with renewed vigour.  He also fantasies… Continue reading Blithe Spirit (2020) Film Review

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Film Review

★★ Pokémon Detective Pikachu is a fantasy comedy film starring Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton and Bill Nighy. The story is centred around the original events of the Pokémon game series and the Mewtwo accident that led to the death of Tim Goodman's father. Tim travels to Ryme City to meet his father's former… Continue reading Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Film Review

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Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Film Review

★ This new release stars Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Ben Schwartz and Tika Sumpter. The story is the same cookie-cutter plot from our childhood gaming adventures, with a dull sense of humour and goofy animations. With such a great cast, especially Carrey who is a great comic, I was expecting a fun and exciting film.… Continue reading Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Film Review

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Disney Pixar’s Soul (2020) Guest Film Review

★★★★★ Disney Pixar's new release, Soul, stars Jamie Foxx (Joe Gardener), Tina Fey (22), as well as Richard Ayoade and Graham Norton. The story follows Joe Gardener, a middle-aged music teacher, struggling to secure a stable income and follow his passion of jazz music.  After being accepted as a full-time music teacher at a school,… Continue reading Disney Pixar’s Soul (2020) Guest Film Review

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The Secret Garden (2020) – Guest Film Review

★★★ The Secret Garden is a fantasy drama, starring Dixie Egerickx, Colin Firth, Amir Wilson and Julie Walters. It is based on the novel of the same title by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The director is Marc Munden. The story begins in the tragedy of India's Independence in 1946. Violence and mass diaspora occurs across the… Continue reading The Secret Garden (2020) – Guest Film Review

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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