The Mummy – Film Review

Title: The Mummy Age: 15 Released: 9th June 2017 Director: Alex Kurtzman Genre:  Action, Adventure, Fantasy Rating: ***/**** (3.5/5 stars) About: Nick Morton is a soldier of fortune who plunders ancient sites for timeless artifacts and sells them to the highest bidder. When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle accidentally unearths…

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Film Review

Title: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Age: 12 Released: 26th May 2017 Director: Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg Genre:  Action, Adventure, Fantasy Rating: ***/**** (3.5/5 stars) About: Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” The rip-roaring…

Alien: Covenant – Film Review

Title: Alien: Covenant Age: 15 Released: 11th May 2017 Director: Ridley Scott Genre:  Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller Rating: ***/**** (3.5/5 stars) About: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic…

Kong: Skull Island – Film Review

Title: Kong: Skull Island Age: 12A Released: 10th March 2017 Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Scientists, soldiers, and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As…

Beauty and the Beast (Live Action Disney) – Film Review

Title: Beauty and the Beast Age: PG Released: 23rd March 2017 Director: Bill Condon Genre: Fantasy, Romance Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous exterior,…

Split – Film Review

Title: Split Age: 15 Released: 20 January 2017 Director: M. Night Shyamalan Genre: Thriller, Horror Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: While the mental divisions of those with dissociative identity disorder have long fascinated and eluded science, it is believed that some can also manifest unique physical attributes for each personality, a cognitive and physiological prism within a single being. Though Kevin…

Passengers – Film Review

Title: Passengers Age: 12 Released: 21 December 2016 Director: Morten Tyldum Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: On a routine journey through space to a new home, two passengers, sleeping in suspended animation, are awakened 90 years too early when their ship malfunctions. As Jim and Aurora face living the rest of their lives on board, with…

Christmas Film Countdown – 1

IT’S CHRISTMAS! That’s right people, there are now 0 (as in zero) days left until CHRISTMAS!! MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! I hope you’ve all had the most loveliest of mornings and that Father Christmas brought you everything that you wanted, I know I was certainly lucky with my presents (because yes, my family open presents in…

Christmas Film Countdown – 2

It. Is. Christmas. Eve. I. Repeat. Christmas. Eve. I can’t belive it. I’M SO EXCITED! Like I honestly feel like a little kid again, it’s great.   This is literally me now ———————————> I’m a jumping, excited adult child. Like Buddy the Elf (who unlike me actually lived with Father Christmas 😦 very sad times)….

Christmas Film Countdown – 3

I love the fact that I am now home. There’s log fires going amongst the house. The cats and dogs are cuddled up against the heat of the aga in the kitchen and it also Christmassy in the kitchen as we are making the mince pies. There’s nothing like making a mince pie with Christmas…

Christmas Film Countdown – 4

I am home!!! The train was a nightmare – that’s the problem when you get a train from London, to go to your parents for Christmas – absolutely jammed packed, full of people and suitcases and lots and lots of presents. It was really a tight packed train to be honest, and lets just say…

Christmas Film Countdown – 5

What a magical day I had yesterday! Besides looking absolutely grim and being incredibly tired, I managed to get the last of my Christmas shopping done at Stratford (I even managed to buy one of those brie, bacon and cranberry panini things from Costa – which are so amazing). After that, it was a quick…