When Marnie Was There Review

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Starring*: Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, Grey DeLisle, John C Reilly *I watched this English dubbed version of this film, for the Japanese cast, please see here.  This review is spoiler free! The Overview Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside; an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an... Continue Reading →

The Water Babies (1978) Review

The Water Babies tells the story of a young chimney sweep, Tom. After being mistaken as a burglar, he runs away and finds himself in an underwater world filled with a host of anthropomorphic critters, including a Scottish Lobster, and a particularly nefarious shark who is holding the titular babies as prisoners. Tom, along with his... Continue Reading →

Anomalisa Review

Director(s): Duke Johnson & Charlie Kaufman Starring: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan The Overview Michael Stone (Thewlis) is a motivational speaker in the customer service industry. Feeling overwhelmingly disjointed from the world, he attempts to reconnect with an old love, before meeting Lisa (Leigh), a woman who stands out like no one else... Continue Reading →

Kung Fu Panda 3 Review 

Director: Alessandro Carloni & Jennifer Yuh Starring: Jack Black, JK Simmons, Dustin Hoffman, Bryan Cranston, Angelina Jolie The Overview Dragon Warrior and Kung Fu Master, Po (Jack Black), faces a new threat and must once again save the day. Along the way Po must learn some new skills but also learn how to be a... Continue Reading →

Pixar Shorts: Top 10

So you’re probably familiar with Pixar. In their collaborations with Disney, they’ve made some of the best animated feature films of the last two decades, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Wall-E and Rataouille. However, long before they were making feature length films, Pixar made some incredible short films - something which they have continued to... Continue Reading →

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