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P-p-p-p-pick up the penguins

24 December 2014
P-p-p-p-pick up the penguins

P-p-p-p-pick up the penguins

24 December 2014

Penguins of Madagascar (U)Running time 92 minutesRating: ***The world as we know it – at least the one inside cinemas – is being taken over by strange…


The donkey's the star

11 December 2014
The donkey's the star

The donkey's the star

11 December 2014

Nativity 3: Dude, Where’s My Donkey? (U)Running time 109 minutesRating: *Despite serious searching on my part, there does not appear to be an Oscar award…


Paddington goes to Hollywood

04 December 2014
Paddington goes to Hollywood

Paddington goes to Hollywood

04 December 2014

Bears, particularly the fluffy, cuddly, soft-eyed kind, have a habit of worming their way into the affections of the average British family.Just take…


Broken code, broken man

27 November 2014
Broken code, broken man

Broken code, broken man

27 November 2014

The Imitation Game (12a)Running time 114 minutesRating: *****Possibly the best British picture of the year so far – The Imitation Game – is sadly about…


View through the wormhole

20 November 2014
View through the wormhole

View through the wormhole

20 November 2014

Interstellar (12a)Running time 148 minutesRating:****One of the great traditions of sci-fi ‘end-of-the-world’ films is that Humanity somehow manages to…


Turner, the masterpiece

13 November 2014
Turner, the masterpiece

Turner, the masterpiece

13 November 2014

Mr Turner (12a)Running time 150 minutesRating:*****Making a biopic of the complex, tumultuous and deeply unsympathetic life of Joseph Mallord William…


War in the raw

06 November 2014
War in the raw

War in the raw

06 November 2014

Fury (15)Running time 117 minutesRating:****Ever since Saving Private Ryan, film buffs have preferred their war films to be grim, realistic and bloody,…


Second chance for childhood sweethearts

30 October 2014
Second chance for childhood sweethearts

Second chance for childhood sweethearts

30 October 2014

The Best of Me (12a)Running time 117 minutesRating:** Going back to the town of your childhood, 20 years after you grassed your family up to the…


Post apocalyptic teen sci fi

23 October 2014
Post apocalyptic teen sci fi

Post apocalyptic teen sci fi

23 October 2014

The Maze Runner (12a)Running time 113 minutesRating:***Ever found yourself trapped in a place that looks and sounds strange, is not very friendly and…


Vlad revamped

16 October 2014
Vlad revamped

Vlad revamped

16 October 2014

Dracula Untold (15)Running time 92 minutesRating:*** About once a decade, the dark and loathsome figure of that legendary bloodsucker Dracula rises…


Kids teach adults a thing or two

09 October 2014
Kids teach adults a thing or two

Kids teach adults a thing or two

09 October 2014

What We Did on Our Holiday (12a)Running time 95 minutesRating:***When English people go to Scotland – which thanks to a recent vote, they can continue…


Don't give up on Woody yet

02 October 2014
Don't give up on Woody yet

Don't give up on Woody yet

02 October 2014

Magic in the Moonlight (12a)Running time 97 minsReview rating **** It must be a great comfort to older people to watch someone such as Woody Allen…


A much missed man

30 September 2014
A much missed man

A much missed man

30 September 2014

A Most Wanted Man (15, although there is no real reason why it isn’t PG)Running time 122 minutesRating:**** Watching Philip Seymour Hoffman effortlessly…


Mildly embarrassing misapp

18 September 2014
Mildly embarrassing misapp

Mildly embarrassing misapp

18 September 2014

Sex Tape (15)Running time 94 minutesRating:**If a film called Sex Tape had sprung from British origins, the chances are that it would either be an interesting…


Girlfriend in a coma

11 September 2014
Girlfriend in a coma

Girlfriend in a coma

11 September 2014

If I Stay (12a) Running time 107 minutes Rating:***Despite rumours to the contrary, reinforced by numerous Hollywood films, modern teenagers are pretty…


Sci-fi Scarlett turns super-warrior

04 September 2014
Sci-fi Scarlett turns super-warrior

Sci-fi Scarlett turns super-warrior

04 September 2014

Lucy (15)Running time 89 minutesRating:****SOME moneymen in the movie industry will tell you, if pressed, that the best film products are the ones that…


Oldies kicking up trouble

28 August 2014
Oldies kicking up trouble

Oldies kicking up trouble

28 August 2014

The Expendables 3 (12a)Running time 126 minutesRating:PP In many people’s lives, there comes a time when the breath doesn’t come quite as easily and when…


Love 'em hate 'em, there's nowhere in between

21 August 2014
Love 'em hate 'em, there's nowhere in between

Love 'em hate 'em, there's nowhere in between

21 August 2014

The Inbetweeners 2 (15)Running time 96 minutesRating:*As any film reviewer will know, that a movie is one of the highest grossing British films of the…


Comic book mayhem

14 August 2014
Comic book mayhem

Comic book mayhem

14 August 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy (12a)Running time 121 minsRating:****IF YOU were ever going to assemble a group of superheroes to save the world/galaxy/everything,…


ET 'clone' for a new generation

07 August 2014
ET 'clone' for a new generation

ET 'clone' for a new generation

07 August 2014

Earth to Echo (PG)Running time 91 minutesRating:***Ever since Steven Spielberg created a long-necked, big-eyed, super-friendly alien in ET, film-makers…


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