Missing Link (2019) – Review

Directed by: Chris Butler Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Timothy Olyphant, Matt Lucas The Overview Mr. Link (Galifianakis) recruits explorer Sir Lionel Frost (Jackman) to help find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight (Saldana), this trio of explorers travel the world... Continue Reading →

Incredibles 2 (2018) – Review

Director: Brad Bird Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Catherine Keener, Eli Fucile, Bob Odenkirk, Samuel L. Jackson The Overview Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world. (Source: IMDb) The Review 2004 was a different time. There was no... Continue Reading →

Cars 3 (2017) – Review

Director: Brian Fee Starring: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillon, Larry the Cable Guy, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt   The Overview Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world. (Source: IMDb)   The Good My dislike for the Cars franchise is somewhat... Continue Reading →

In This Corner of the World (2017) – Review

Director: Sunao Katabuchi Starring: Megumi Han, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Natsuki Inaba, Nanase Iwai, Minori Omi, Daisuke Ono, Tengai Shibuya, Mayumi Shintani, Shigeru Ushiyama The Overview Set in Hiroshima during World War II, an eighteen-year-old girl gets married and now has to prepare food for her family despite the rationing and lack of supplies. As she struggles... Continue Reading →

Looking back on… Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) Director: Travis Knight Starring: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes Written by Nathan Twitter | Website I have a few apologies to make; Laika Studio, I am so, so sorry that I have wrongfully dismissed your animation style over the years; Travis Knight, I am so, so... Continue Reading →

A Silent Voice (2017) – Review

Director: Naoko Yamada Starring: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yuki, Kensho Ono, Yuki Kaneko, Yui Ishikawa, Megumi Han, Toshiyuki Toyonaga   The Overview Nishimiya Shoko (Hayami) is a grade school student who has impaired hearing. She transfers into a new school, where she is bullied by her classmates, especially Ishida Shoya (Irino). Reaching breaking point, she... Continue Reading →

Your Name Review

Director: Makoto Shinkai Starring: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ryô Narita, Aoi Yuki, Nobunaga Shimazaki The Overview Two high school kids who've never met - city boy Taki and country girl Mitsuha - are united through their dreams. (Source: IMDb) The Good With fans of Japanese animation currently locked in a tumultuous will-he-or-won't-he saga over legendary Hayao Miyazaki's retirement from animation... Continue Reading →

Sausage Party Review

Director(s): Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon Starring: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Michael Cera, Bill Hader, Salma Hayek, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, David Krumholtz, Edward Norton, Paul Rudd. Please note this review contains minor spoilers, but no more than is seen in the trailer. The Overview A sausage strives to discover the truth about his existence.... Continue Reading →

Finding Dory Review

Director(s): Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olsen, Hayden Rolence, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy.  This review is spoiler free and reveals no more than what is seen in the trailers.  The Overview The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and... Continue Reading →

The Secret Life of Pets Review 

Director(s): Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney Starring: Jenny Slate, Lake Bell, Kevin Hart, Albert Brooks, Eric Stonestreet, Louis C.K. The Overview Max (Louis C.K.) lives an idyllic life, until his owner decides to adopt a new dog, Duke (Stonestreet). When they find themselves far away from home, Max and Duke must put aside their differences to... Continue Reading →

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