Paddington 2

Paddington 2  UK (2017) Dir. Paul King When Michael Bond’s perennial children’s book creation and one time animated TV show received a 21st century big screen upgrade in 2014 there were many doubters, including yours truly, but the film was actually very good and tremendous fun. A sequel was inevitable in the wake of its … Continue reading Paddington 2

Suffragette

Suffragette UK (2015) Dir. Sarah Gavron I am dreading the reception of this review especially from female readers, as I am sure any negative or contrary opinion I may voice will incur the reaction “You’re a man, of course you’d think that way”! Suffragette presents a snapshot of early 20th century Britain when women fought … Continue reading Suffragette

Song Of The Sea

Song Of The Sea (Cert PG) 1 Disc (Distributor: Studio Canal) Running Time: 93 minutes approx. In terms of modern animated films, the mainstream masses have chosen Hollywood heavy hitters PIXAR as their saviour while the more discerning film fan looks to Studio Ghibli from Japan as theirs. So it is a pleasant surprise that … Continue reading Song Of The Sea