Film reviews

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The House of Magic

An easy-watching film for children that didn’t send me off to sleep has got to be a winner! The House of Magic is an action-packed tale of Thunder, an abandoned kitten who finds a new home in the creepy looking magical house of Lawrence – an ageing magician. The magician’s smarmy estate agent nephew wants the … Continue reading

The Lego Movie

Plot Emmet, an ordinary LEGO mini-figure, is identified as the most “extraordinary person” and the key to saving the Lego universe. He and his friends go on a journey to stop evil tyrant, Lord Business. Review Phil Lord and Chris Miller are the comedy kings of Hollywood so my hopes were really high for this movie. … Continue reading

Mr Peabody & Sherman

Plot Using his invention, the WABAC machine, Mr Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman go back in time to experience world-changing events first-hand and meet some of the greatest characters of all time. But they soon find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future. Review The opening 10 minutes of this film … Continue reading

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: The Leftovers

Plot – from IMDB Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for Chester V. But he has to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. Review I love the original film, probably more than my four-year-old, so I am so happy … Continue reading


Plot A freak accident could help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream – winning the Indy 500. Review Dreamworks’ Turbo is not their greatest movie by a long shot but it might be one of their craziest. A nitro-fuelled snail gets discovered by a taco shop owner and they somehow ensure they get … Continue reading

Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy

Plot When dust-keeper fairy Zarina steals Pixie Hollow’s Blue Pixie Dust and joins forces with the pirates of Skull Rock, Tinkerbell and her fairy friends must return it to its rightful place. But in their pursuit, Tink’s world is turned upside down. She and her friends find that their talents have been switched and they … Continue reading