Category Archives for Film Reviews

13 Movies for Long Dark Nights – Supernatural Comedies Certificate U – 15

Witches, zombies, ghosts, ghouls, vampires, werewolves and monsters. Take your pick of movies just the right mix of scariness and humour from the 1940’s to 2012. Something to please members all generations

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‘Terminator Genesys’ – Cautionary Revelations

12A, Paramount and Skydance Feel-better Rating It is 2029, some years after Skynet, the automated defense system designed to protect the Earth, turned on the human habitants. A handful of survivors

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‘Minions’, Mayhem and Monarchy

U, Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures Feel-better Rating The prequel to Despicable Me, this is the back-story of the yellow Kinder Surprise shaped crew who are destined to assist Grue

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‘Jurassic World’ – Awe-inspiring Assets Run Amok

12A, Amblin Entertainment and Legendary Pictures, Universal Pictures Feel-better Rating Teen Zach and younger brother Gray are off on an apparently harmless visit to their aunt. Their father and anxious

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‘Big Hero 6’ – Lovable Robot Meets Black Hole

U, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Productions Feel-better Rating Student Tadashi rescues his directionless 14-year-old brother Hiro from a backstreet bot fight where his pet project has

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‘What We Did On Our Holiday’

12, BBC Films Feel-better Rating Gordie McLeod (Billy Connolly), on the West coast of the Scottish Highlands, is about to celebrate his 75th birthday. In London son Doug (David Tennant) and his estranged

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‘Interstellar’ – Intergalactic Self-rescue

PG13, Warner Brothers, Paramount, Legendary Pictures Feel-better Rating There was a time when everyone on Earth was a farmer, according to documentary style interviews. We are taken back to a point

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‘Cinderella’ versus ‘Ever After’

U/PG, Walt Disney Pictures Feel-better Rating Pleasant, if bland, remake with actors of the Disney cartoon classic. If you haven’t spotted the logo in the opening credits you’ll pick up the echoes

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‘Red 2’ – Lively Nightshade

12A, DC Entertainment di Bonaventura Pictures. Distributed by Summit Entertainment Feel-better Rating In this entertaining tongue-in-cheek, spy comedy, a senior generation of intelligence operatives unites

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‘Django Unchained’ – Bountiful Entertainment

18, The Weinstein Company, Columbia Pictures Feel-better Rating In 1858, in Texas, Django (Jamie Foxx) becomes a freedman when rescued by bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz) who recruits

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