You can understand why people didn’t want Disney to remake the animated “classic” The Lion King but when you see the finished product, with the photo-realistic animals bringing the story to life, you can also understand why they chose to do … Continue reading The Lion King (2019) Review
The fact that Disney can stay relevant and fresh with something as tired and out-dated as a “princess” is testament to their unique story-telling. Moana is not your typical, long flowing dress and damsel-in-distress type princess. Moana is a tough, … Continue reading Review Bonanza: Moana (2016) Review
Returning to the world of Paddington is like returning to a reliable, comforting old friend. From the opening which is dramatic, sincere, sweet but funny, you understand exactly what this film is going to be: a development of the first and … Continue reading Review Bonanza: Paddington 2 (2017) Review
Some ideas are so simple and so perfect that you wonder why they haven’t been done before. What better way to appeal to kids than tell a story in which their toys magically come to life whenever they are out of … Continue reading Pixar Month: Toy Story (1995) Review
I’ve like The Oscars and what they represent for the movie industry. I like the pomp and ceremony that goes with them and I usually recognise the movies they have chosen as worthy contenders (if not always worthy, eventual winners). However … Continue reading Why The Academy have got it wrong with the new “Popular Movie” category.
For many, Beauty and the Beast is Disney’s ultimate masterpiece. Holding accolades such as Oscar recognition before a best animated picture category, it has been heralded as the pinnacle of feature length animation. To many, a remake would be considered … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast (2017) Review
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! It was always going to be a risky move updating a classic kids TV show, especially one … Continue reading Thunderbirds are Go (Season 1) TV Review