Ralph Breaks The Internet

Ralph Breaks The Internet US (2018) Dirs. Phil Johnston & Rich Moore No, he doesn’t post a picture of his bare bottom although this is probably the only thing Ralph doesn’t do as he ventures from the safe-haven of his old school arcade game into the vast, busy and heavily populated digital world of the … Continue reading Ralph Breaks The Internet

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie (Cert 12) US/UK (2018) Dir. Jon S. Baird Hopefully, it shouldn’t need explaining that Stan and Ollie refers to comedy legends Laurel and Hardy, whose official pairing by producer Hal Roach in 1927 for a short film entitled Putting Pants On Philip began a 25 plus year career that made the entire … Continue reading Stan & Ollie

Sing

Sing US (2016) Dir. Garth Jennings For too long the CGI animation playing field in Hollywood has been dominated by Pixar, Disney and Dreamworks, so joining the race in the outside lane is the comparatively young Illumination Entertainment, the team behind the Despicable Me franchise. Sing is set in a world of anthropomorphic animals, focusing … Continue reading Sing

Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island (Cert 12A) US (2017) Dir. Jordan Vogt-Roberts It seems you can’t keep a good ape down. Having first appeared in 1933, the brainchild of Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace has since spawned a son, a distant cousin, a Japanese cousin, a Japanese mecha-cousin, a cartoon version and two remakes and a … Continue reading Kong: Skull Island

The Lobster

The Lobster Greece/UK (2015) Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos I hesitated to watch this film for two reasons - one: international directors making English language films rarely match the work in their native tongues; two: I can’t stand Colin Farrell. So, imagine how much of a chump I feel as The Lobster is arguably Yorgos Lanthimos best … Continue reading The Lobster