Turning Red

Turning Red – Review

With Turning Red, Pixar continues its recent trend of allowing diverse voices within the studio to tell new (and clearly very personal) stories. Directed by Domee Shi, who also made the delightful short Bao,...

Cruella – Review

At a certain point in Cruella, the protagonist admits, rather defeated, “People need a villain to believe in and I’m happy to fit the bill”. She is tired albeit determined, staring the archetype of the...
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Raya and the Last Dragon – Review

As Disney bends another movie to its Disney+ Premier Access release strategy, the expected cinematic scope of Raya and the Last Dragon is curtailed by home viewing. The film hurtles in head-first with the...

Soul – LFF 2020 Review

With his lifelong dream close enough to taste, jazz musician Joe (Jamie Foxx) suddenly finds himself moving towards the gates of Heaven. Following an accident, the man’s body lies in a hospital bed while his...
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Mulan – Review

“Loyal, Brave, True” (忠勇真) are the three words engraved on the Hua family sword, comprising Mulan’s central motif that in turn reflects this live action remake’s reexamination of what constitutes...
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Frozen II – Review

Frozen II can’t quite recapture the lightning its predecessor managed to bottle, but it’s still an entertaining ride that goes to some interesting places.
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Aladdin – Review

Shining, shimmering... but not so splendid. Aladdin’s first 30 minutes almost condemn it as the worst Disney live action remake (and there’s plenty of competition!). Terrible pace and a garbled storyline...

Dumbo – Review

Disney is showing no signs of slowing down in its effort to remake all of its classic animated films, but it is easy to justify taking a crack at Dumbo. Clocking in at just over an hour long, the 1941 original...
Colin Farrell

Spotlight: Colin Farrell

Once upon a time, it seemed like Colin Farrell was primed to be Hollywood’s Next Big Thing. Springing onto the Hollywood scene in the early 2000s, Farrell impressed in Joel Shumacher’s Tigerland, a...