Finding Dory

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Jun 142016


Set 6 months after the events in 2003’s Finding Nemo, Finding Dory focuses on Dory’s quest to find her parents. For a very long time Dory had forgotten that she had lost her family, but now that she has remembered, she will stop at nothing to be reunited with them. Thankfully Dory has friends such as Nemo, Marlin, and Mr Ray to help her on the mission.

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Mar 172016


A rookie cop (that happens to be a bunny) and a con artist (that happens to be a fox) make unlikely partners in an investigation which goes to the heart of Zootopia, a sprawling metropolis inhabited by anthropomorphic animals of every shape, size and colour.  Disney’s latest film is part crime procedural and part life lesson about how to get along in this melting pot of a world. Zootopia is reviewed after the jump.

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Jul 052015


Ah, Minions. Little yellow creatures who love bananas and toilet humour, and whose sole goal in life is to serve the greatest villain of them all. But where did they come from? And who did they serve before they finally found their master, Gru? These questions are answered in Minions, the origin story of the despicable yellow rascals.

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The Forgotten: The Secret of Kells

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Mar 082015



Thanks to Ruth Richards for this addition to The Forgotten series. You can read more of Ruth’s writing here [Ed].

Another year, another Oscar’s ceremony has come and gone. I can’t claim that I pay particularly close attention, but I was very excited to see the nominees for this years Best Animated Feature Film at the Oscars. The range of animation styles on show, from the hand-drawn grace that is The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, the quirky stop-motion of The Boxtrolls and even Disney’s Big Hero 6 (the eventual winner) – make for an impressive group of films. I can honestly say I’ve enjoyed every one of the nominees I’ve seen, but it’s the one I haven’t seen that I’m most looking forward to…

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How To Train Your Dragon 2

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Jun 072014


Dragons and Vikings living together? Before Hiccup found Toothless that was laughable, but now that’s just normal life. Revisit the Vikings of Berk and their fantastic dragons in How to Train Your Dragon 2. Review after the jump.

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman

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Mar 262014

If a dog adopting a human child isn’t unique enough, this particular dog is quite the genius. He invented a machine which allows those inside it to travel through time to any point in history. The possibilities for adventure and misadventure are endless. My review of Mr. Peabody & Sherman after the jump.

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