Favourite Films of 2019

That time again, where I look back over the previous twelve months and decide my top ten films of the year. So, here we go from 10 to 1. Zombieland: Double Tap This sequel, coming so long after the original movie was an odd proposition. As much I'd loved the first film did it need … Continue reading Favourite Films of 2019

Film Review: Toy Story 4

I'm not afraid to admit when I'm wrong. Back in 2014 when Pixar announced that they were making a film to follow Toy Story 3, a movie I absolutely loved, I thought it was a mistake. The first three Toy Story movies existed as one of those rare trilogies without any missteps. There was no … Continue reading Film Review: Toy Story 4

Film Review: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

If sequels generally produce mixed results, then animated sequels have an even less impressive track record. Shrek is a great movie, but the sequels all deliver diminishing returns. Similarly, the Despicable Me, Madagascar and Ice Age series have all fallen off too. Even Pixar and Disney have had stumbles, and even their successes like Monsters … Continue reading Film Review: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

My Favourite Films #28, 29 and 30: The Toy Story trilogy

There are very few truly excellent trilogies, all too often there’s one part that lets it down, or in The Matrix’s case two, and sometimes they just stick on a fourth part which stops it being a trilogy. In my mind there are just five trilogies that pull it off properly, these being- Sergio Leone’s … Continue reading My Favourite Films #28, 29 and 30: The Toy Story trilogy