Review-Lite: Soul (2020)

Soul With two releases this year, Pixar has saved the best for last with Soul, a symbolic sequel to Pete Docter's previous outing, the sublime Inside Out, Soul captures the magic of previous Pixar classics while never treading old ground in the same way Onward did earlier in the year. Following Jazz musician and teacher …

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Review: Onward (2020) – Ordinary Myths and Legends

Onward Since cinemas reopned, viewers have been starved for reliable content in a time of delays that has caused an unfortunate drought for flailing companies like Cineworld and Odeon. The one noticeable difference however is that child friendly fare such as Disney Pixar's Onward seems to be holding up quite well with the more busy …

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Review: The Willoughbys (2020) – Neglect, The Movie

The Willoughbys Eldest Willoughby child Tim (Will Forte) wants to bring honour and prestige back to the Willoughby name after his disappointing and neglectful parents, Walter (Martin Short) and Helga (Jane Krakowski) sullied it with their...bad parenting? Younger sister Jane (Alessia Cara) just wants a family that cares about her dreams and twins Barnaby & …

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Review: Weathering With You (2020) – Everywhere You Go…

Walking into the packed cinema for Weathering With You I was struck not only by the number of people but also the wide variety of ages filling the seats and part of me didn't understand why. The film started but before that, there was a short Q&A with director Makoto Shinkai in which he explained …

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Review: The Lego Movie 2 (2019) -What’s Next?

Back in 2014 we were introduced to the cinematic world of Lego and since then we have had three movies of varying success showing that despite the awkwardly shaped hair they can be characters too. While I didn't enjoy 2017's Lego Batman Movie, the opening movie was new, original and particularly funny thanks to Phil …

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Review: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) – We Stand Alone

When it was announced soon after the first How To Train Your Dragon film that there would be a trilogy I could not be happier. Coming off of an innovative starting picture that put so much time and effort into its central duo and its conceit that you couldn't help but fall in love with …

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