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The Boss Baby (2017)

Posted by Gui on April 7, 2017

Review 97min Genre:       Animation, Comedy, Family Director:    Tom McGrath Cast:         Alec Baldwin, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow…and more Writers:     Michael McCullers and Marla Frazee -Synopsis- Seven-year-old Tim’s idyllic life with his parents is thrown into turmoil by the arrival of a bossy baby brother who commands the attention of the household—but there’s more than meets the […]

The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)

Posted by Gui on February 8, 2017

Review 103min Genre:      Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Comic-book, Family Director:   Chris McKay Cast:        Will Arnett, Rosario Dawson, Zach Galifianakis…and more Writers:    Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers… more -Synopsis- Basking in his glory of the saviour of Gotham City, ‘Bruce Wayne’ is faced with his greatest challenge yet… change. Now saddled with new responsibilities and facing […]

Sing (2016)

Posted by Gui on January 26, 2017

Review 108min Genre:     Animation, Comedy, Family Directors: Christophe Lourdelet and Garth Jennings Cast:       Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane Writer:    Garth Jennings -Synopsis- With his failing family theatre threatening to go under, an enterprising Koala hatches a scheme to host a huge singing competition for the city’s animal residents. But things quickly get out of […]

Moana (2016)

Posted by Gui on December 2, 2016

Review 103min Genre:      Family, Animation, Adventure Director:   Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker… and more Cast:        Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Temuera Morrison…more Writers:    Jared Bush, Ron Clements, Don Hall… and more -Synopsis- Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and newcomer Auli’i Cravalho star in Disney’s animated Polynesian adventure following the exploits of a bold precocious teenager and […]

The Red Turtle (2016)- BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 5, 2016

80min Country:   Belgium, France, Japan Genre:      Animation, Family, Fantasy, Mystery Director:   Michael Dudok de Wit Writers:    Michael Dudok de Wit, Pascale Ferran  -Synopsis- Stranded on a deserted island and struggling to survive; a desperate castaway develops a rivalry with a mysterious giant red turtle, but this unlikely adversary may prove to be the key to […]

Sausage Party (2016)

Posted by Gui on August 31, 2016

Review 89min Genre:      Animation, Comedy Director:   Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon Cast:        Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill…and more Writers:    Kyle Hunter, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg -Synopsis- The team of Rogen & Goldberg bring us a comedy animation where food comes alive… literally; an outrageous and distinctly adult look at what our food gets up […]

Finding Dory (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 30, 2016

Review 97min Genre:       Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family Directors:   Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane Cast:         Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill…and more Writers:     Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane, Victoria Strouse…more -Synopsis- One year after helping “Marlin” find his son “Nemo” and with her capricious memory jogged; our favourite forgetful blue tang embarks on her own ocean-spanning adventure to […]

When Marnie Was There (2014)

Posted by Gui on July 29, 2016

Review 103min Genre:      Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery Director:   Hiromasa Yonebayashi Cast:        Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Susumu Terajima…and more Writers:    Joan G. Robinson, Keiko Niwa, Masashi Ando… and more -Synopsis- A demure, socially anxious and emotionally detached teenage girl is sent on a Japanese countryside stay with relatives by her adoptive mother; only to be drawn […]

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 23, 2016

Review 91min Genre:       Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family Directors:   Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney Cast:         Louis C.K., Jenny Slate, Kevin Hart…and more Writers:     Ken Daurio, Brian Lynch, Cinco Paul… and more -Synopsis- In a film about what your pets get up to when you’re not around; a newly mismatched pair of city dogs are thrown into […]

Zootropolis (aka Zootopia) (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 23, 2016

Review 108min Genre:        Family, Adventure, Animation, Mystery Directors:    Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush Cast:          Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba…and more Writers:      Jared Bush, Phil Johnston, Rich Moore… and more -Synopsis- In a world were humans never existed and animals walk, talk and live like modern day people; a young determined bunny struggles to […]

Anomalisa (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 10, 2016

Review 90min Genre:       Animation, Comedy, Drama Directors:   Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman Cast:         David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan…more Writer:      Charlie Kaufman -Synopsis- Emotionally disconnected and jaded by life, a middle-aged customer services consultant guru finds a rare human connection with a young woman while on a business trip. But is young Lisa his […]

The Good Dinosaur (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 27, 2015

Review 100min Genre:      Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western Director:   Peter Sohn Cast:        Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Sam Elliott…and more Writers:    Peter Sohn, Erik Benson , Meg LeFauve … and more -Synopsis- In an alternate pre-history where the Dinosaurs survived and live like early humans who consider savage cave-people to be primitive critters, a timid young […]

Zootopia Full Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on November 24, 2015

Disney animation studios brings us a world where people never existed, and where anthropomorphic animals walk, talk and live like modern day humans but with many of their animal traits that make for a hilarious combination in this true urban jungle. Directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore & Jared Bush and starring  Idris Elba, Jason […]

Finding Dory Teaser Trailer

Posted by Gui on November 10, 2015

A sequel/spin-off to 2003’s smash hit ‘Finding Nemo’ sees the return of everyone’s favorite forgetful blue fish as some unexpected memories send her on a quest to discover her past and find the true meaning of family. Directed by Andrew Stanton & Angus MacLane and starring Ellen DeGeneres, Idris Elba and Albert Brooks among others. […]

He Named Me Malala (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 5, 2015

Review 88min USA/UAE Genre:    Documentary, Animation Director: Davis Guggenheim Cast:      Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai Yousafzai… -Synopsis- Director Davis Guggenheim’s chronicle of the life, so far, of Nobel Prize-winning Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, from being shot by the Taliban for suggesting girls should be educated to moving to Britain and becoming a global […]

Inside Out (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 24, 2015

Review 94min Genre:     Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family Directors: Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen Cast:       Amy Poehler, Lewis Black, Richard Kind…and more Writer :   Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen, Meg LeFauve… and more From the great minds at Disney/Pixar comes an animated comedy about all of our humble minds and the little voices in our heads, […]

Ted 2 (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 8, 2015

Review 115min Genre:    Comedy Director: Seth MacFarlane Cast:      Seth MacFarlane, Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried…and more Writers:  Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild In a sequel to the surprise comedy hit of 2012 about a sentient foul-mouthed teddy bear, with his new marriage on the rocks a baby seems like the perfect solution but Ted […]

Minions (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on June 27, 2015

Review 91min Genre:       Family, Animation, Comedy Directors:   Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin Cast:         Pierre Coffin, Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm…and more Writer :     Brian Lynch In a spin-off prequel to the hugely successful ‘Despicable Me’ films, the Minions seek a new evil master to follow after accidentally destroying their overlords throughout history, a quest which […]

Home (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 14, 2015

Review 94min Genre:    Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family Director: Tim Johnson Cast:      Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin…and more Writers:  Matt Ember, Tom J. Astle , Adam Rex When a cuddly nomadic race of Aliens named the ‘Boov’ decide to settle the Earth and “re-locate” all humans to Australia, a young precocious girl named ‘Tip’ is […]

Big Hero 6 (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 30, 2015

102min Genre:      Animation, Action, Adventure, Comic-book Directors:  Don Hall, Chris Williams Cast:        Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, James Cromwell…and more Writers:    Jordan Roberts, Daniel Gerson…and more A teenage super-genius teams up with a fluffy medical robot and a group of uber-nerds to form a superhero team tasked with stopping a mysterious and powerful super-villain from […]

12 Films to Watch in 2015 (January to June)

Posted by Gui on December 11, 2014

Following a great and varied year of film in 2014, we break down 12 of the must-see films released in the UK and worldwide in the first half of 2015.   January   Foxcatcher Image Source: Annapurna Pictures Genre: Drama, Fact-Based UK Release: 9th of January 2015 Having been the hit of film festivals and […]

The Lego Movie (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 14, 2014

100min Genre:      Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy Director:   Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Cast:        Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman Writers:    Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller You might not think that a movie about a popular children’s toy franchise would be full of satirical humour and social commentary but The Lego Movie […]