Tag Archive "animation"

Incredibles 2

Movie Review: Incredibles 2 is almost as Super as the first

After an excruciating fourteen year wait, Incredibles 2 has arrived in cinemas. This direct continuation of 2004’s The Incredibles is filled with the same spunk, edge and adventurous warmth that made the original an animated ...

Movie Review: Flowery Ferdinand is Fine

Ferdinand isn’t like most run-of-the-mill family films. Instead of the often-predictable recycling of cheap jokes and slick animation, it opts for charm and thunderous heart. It’s not groundbreaking entertainment by a mile. But it’s entertaining ...

Movie Review: You Can’t Miss Coco

Pixar Animation’s Coco is a creative triumph in numerous ways. While it exemplifies all the qualities of brilliant filmmaking, its greatest accomplishment is the rare success of its versatile attraction. The film is equally captivating ...

Movie Review: My Little Pony Filled with Fun

There probably isn’t a more colourful or enthusiastic movie this year than the first feature movie of My Little Pony. If you find yourself entering a theatre with your young children or older, “Brony” fans, ...

Movie Review: Lego Ninjago Assembles Slowly

The most frustrating thing about complicated Lego toy sets – when there are too many pieces, the instructions don’t make sense, and after all that work, the final product isn’t that cool. That same, slow ...

Movie Review: The Emoji Movie is an Emotional Mess

In the modern, developed world where so many people are addicted to their phones and the nauseating language of IM texting and emojis, there isn’t a more irritating set up for a Hollywood story than ...

Movie Review: Delightful Fun in Despicable Me 3

In a summer filled so far with unremarkable movies, Despicable Me 3 comes right down the middle of the road. Though it may be missing the special charm and originality that made the first one ...

Movie Review: Cars 3’s a Thrilling Final Lap

Every June for the last decade has been marked by a high-profile release from Disney and Pixar. Cars 3 is this year’s entry, and it’s a simple yet highly engaging end to the love-it-or-hate-it animated ...

Movie Review: New Smurfs are Nothing Special

In the crowded Animation genre, most movies try to be as loud and grandiose as they can hoping to stand out. Smurfs: The Lost Village, happily does the opposite, and is a gentle, simple movie ...

Movie Review: The Boss Baby is a Bundle of Joy

It’s rare movies with a (clearly) young target audience are both sweet and entertaining. But The Boss Baby is a modestly charming surprise for family audiences, in a simple, whimsical way. Not everyone can stand ...

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