‘It is not a manor, it’s an estate’ – The Secret Garden (2020) Review

Sometimes I wonder if film makers have ever heard the expression ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’. Remakes are the bread and butter to modern Hollywood, with original ideas seemingly thin on the ground of late, and one of the movies that no one seems to be able to leave along is The Secret…

‘Are You Dancers, Or Little Girls?’ – Feel The Beat (2020) Review

Let’s be honest here, if there is one industry that has actually done quite well out of this whole lockdown, global pandemic thing, it is streaming services. Be that Amazon Prime, Disney Plus or Netflix, we have all been kept endlessly entertained by streaming whatever takes our fancy. In the flurry of new content that…

‘I Will Bring Honour To Us All’ – Mulan (2020) Review

As time goes on, it would appear that live action remakes are becoming Disney’s bread and butter with Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King and Lady and the Tramp all released in the last five years. The global coronavirus pandemic threw a spanner in the works for the hotly anticipated release of…

‘I have to sing’ – Coco (2017) Review

Disney is best known for making films for children, and they are very good at it, but over the recent years, they have become better and better at creating films that not only entertain children but teach important mature lessons to them. In 2017, Disney and Pixar brought Coco to the big screen, bringing the…

‘If I wasn’t such an idiot’ – The Clapper (2017) Review

Eddie Krumble (Ed Helms) travelled to Los Angeles in search of fame and fortune, basing everything on the promise of the ‘American Dream’, but instead he lives his days pay packet to pay packet, paid very little to sit in television audiences and clap along when told. He bumbles his ways through his days, only…