CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Marc Forster Stars: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Mark Gatiss, Oliver Ford Davies, Adrian Scarborough, Orton O'Brien, voices of Jim Cummings, Brad Garrett, Toby Jones, Peter Capaldi, Sophie Okonedo, Nick Mohammed. This is the second film this year to focus on A A Milne’s enduring and endearing creation of Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh and the other creatures that inhabited the fictional Hundred Acre Wood. It follows Goodbye Christopher Robin, a drama that explored how Milne’s classic children’s tale stole Continue reading

PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Roberts Gannaway Stars: voices of Dane Cook, Ed Harris, Julie Bowen, Wes Studi, Hal Holbrook, Teri Hatcher, Stacy Keach, Fred Willard, Brad Garrett, John Michael Higgins, Cedric the Entertainer, Barry Corbin, Dale Dye, Patrick Warburton, Rene Auberjonois, John Ratzenberger, Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller. To say that this rather unnecessary sequel to Disney's Planes is much better than its predecessor is to damn it with faint praise. After all, Planes was one of the lazier animated films imaginable from the Disney studios. All the producers Continue reading

TANGLED

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Byron Howard, Nathan Greno Stars: voices of Zachary Levi, Mandy Moore, Donna Murphy, Brad Garrett, Richard Kiel, Ron Perlman, M C Gainey, Jeffrey Tambor. The fiftieth animated film from Disney is a winner in the same vein as classics like Beauty And The Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King and The Little Mermaid. Written by Dan Fogelman (Cars, Bolt, etc) Tangled takes the traditional Grimm fairy tale of Rapunzel and turns it upside down, giving it a more contemporary flavour and adding some sassy humour to the mix. Having learned Continue reading