Plot surrenders to anarchic wit in this entertaining, if quickly forgettable animated evolution of the popular slingshot app that became a worldwide craze upon its initial release. The bare bones of it is that Red (Jason Sudeikis), an outcast bird with anger issues, is appointed leader when fiendish pigs dupe them into friendship, only to make a run for it with all the unhatched eggs. Continue reading “Review: The Angry Birds Movie (2016)”
For a studio that, in its heyday, brought to the screens some of the most beloved animation films of our time, Disney have been struggling in recent years to emerge from the shadow Pixar, their powerhouse sibling, cast upon them. Their recent efforts, however, have displayed a huge amount of promise, with Tangled in particular worth honourable mention. But it’s their latest, the enchanting and extremely entertaining Frozen, that proves Disney’s classic formula can be adjusted to incorporate contemporary values. Continue reading “Review: Frozen (2013)”
Love & Other Drugs
Director – Edward Zwick
Starring – Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Judy Greer, Josh Gad, Hank Azaria and Oliver Platt.