MAF 2018: Short Films 1

I am so glad that I have managed to visit the Manchester Animation Festival again this year after being unable to go last year. This is a fantastic festival showcasing and celebrating all things animation with panels, Q&A’s and screenings over the three days that can certainly get your creative juices flowing. Over the next... Continue Reading →

What Men Want (Shankman, 2019)

> Date Seen: 4th March 2019 < -Spoilers Alert- If you've ever seen What Women Want (Meyers, 2000) then of course this film will ring a bell as a remake of this old comedy - with the opposite genders. So instead of this chauvinistic man (played by Mel Gibson) getting to hear women's thoughts it... Continue Reading →

Johnny English Strikes Again (Kerr, 2018)

> Date Seen: 17th October 2018 < -Spoilers Alert-   If you have never heard of Johnny English I will be very surprised. As this film makes for the third reincarnation of the much beloved [though greatly accident-prone] Johnny English role (played by the very stylised Rowan Atkinson). "Basil. Basil... Golightly. And this is... Colin.... Continue Reading →

A Simple Favor (Feig, 2018)

> Date Seen: 18th September 2018 < -Spoilers Alert- When I saw the trailer for this film I was drawn straight in with the beautiful shots, wonderful actors and memorable music. The mystery of the story also making you want to see more as you wonder what has happened to this woman Emily. "Did you... Continue Reading →

Christopher Robin (Forster, 2018)

> Date Seen: 29th August 2018 < -Spoilers Alert-   This film is a wonderful look at Christopher Robin's life after his childhood and long after he has even thought of his friends from The Hundred Acre Woods. All about adulthood and it's responsibilities. "Doing nothing often leads to the very best kind of something"... Continue Reading →

The Spy Who Dumped Me (Fogel, 2018)

> Date Seen: 24th August 2018 < -Spoilers Alert- This was a fun filled comedy that I was looking forward to seeing since the enticing crazy trailer. And I wasn't disappointed for some great laughs in the cinema. "Oh my God! I killed someone! I killed someone!" "Stop yelling that!" Audrey and Morgan, The Spy... Continue Reading →

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