DUMBO

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tim Burton Stars: Colin Farrell, Danny De Vito, Michael Keaton, Eva Green, Nico Parker, Finley Hobbins, Roshan Seth, Alan Arkin, Joseph Gatt. Disney seems intent on producing live action versions of most of their classic animated tales. This live action remake of Dumbo follows other recent live action re-imaginings of classic Disney cartoons like Beauty And The Beast and The Jungle Book, with versions of Aladdin and The Lion King also on the road. Originally released in 1941, Dumbo was Disney’s fourth animated feature and one Continue reading

MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tim Burton Stars: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purcell, Samuel L Jackson, Chris O'Dowd, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Milo Parker, Terence Stamp, Kim Dickens, Allison Janney, Finlay MacMillan, Lauren McCrostie. Harry Potter meets X-Men on Groundhog Day? For years Jake Portman (Asa Butterfield, from Hugo, etc) has heard fantastic stories from his grandfather Abe (Terence Stamp) about the time he spent in a fantastic orphanage in the years before WWII. However, Jake's parents have done their best to dismiss his stories as fanciful Continue reading