Movie Review: Aladdin (1992)

Aladdin posterūüéĶ¬† You ain’t never had a friend like me ūüéĶ

Stars: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin 
Directors: 
Ron Clements, John Musker

Synopsis: Aladdin (Scott Weinger) is a young ‚Äėstreet rat‚Äô from the city of Agrabah who comes into possession of a genie lamp, which he was meant to be getting for Jafar (Jonathan Freeman) the sultans (evil) advisor. Now a master of a genie, Aladdin gets 3 wishes and naturally he starts with becoming a prince in order to be eligible to marry the Princess Jasmine (Linda Larkin) whom he has fallen in love with. The only thing preventing him from true happiness is the fact Jafar has figured out who he really is and he will stop at nothing to get the lamp for himself. Continue reading Movie Review: Aladdin (1992)

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Movie Review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

spiderHands down, the best Spider-Man movie yet!

Stars: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld 
Directors: 
Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey

Synopsis:¬†Miles Morales is bitten by a‚Ķ..you know the drill‚Ķ.and becomes the new Spider-Man. Feeling very alone and scared, he soon discovers that due to a short rift in the space time (science stuff) by an evil mastermind (naturally) other Spider-People have appeared from different realities into his one. Together, they must defeat the bad guys and save the universes. Continue reading Movie Review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Movie Review: An American Tail (1986)

an american tailTime for a good old childhood favourite

Stars: Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer, Erica Yohn
Director: 
Don Bluth

Synopsis:¬†An animated film about a Russian family of mice, the Mousekewitz family, who are emigrating to America in order to escape the cats of Russia who have been killing their friends and family. On the boat to America though, their son Fievel falls overboard and is separated from the boat and everyone on board. With the help of a French pigeon and some New York mice, Fievel searches for his family all the while getting into mischief, trouble and even crossing paths with more dreaded cats. Continue reading Movie Review: An American Tail (1986)

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

Dragon 3.jpgThe best concluding chapter we didn’t realise this story needed.

Stars: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kit Harington
Director: 
Dean DeBlois

Synopsis:¬†Berk is now a dragon sanctuary, with newly appointed chief Hiccup out on daily raids to rescue dragons from catchers and trappers. The other Vikings in the world have had enough and hire a tyrant names Grimmel, famous for catching and killing night fury‚Äôs, to catch Toothless and use his alpha status to turn all of the dragons over to the trappers. Hiccup and Toothless, in order to help save Berk and all of the dragons, must search for the Hidden World which will provide sanctuary and safety for them all. Along the way, they discover that Toothless is not the last night fury as previously thought but is she there to help or hinder them on their search. Continue reading Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

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Stars: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler
Director: 
Dean DeBlois

Synopsis:¬†Berk is now a Dragon loving centre with everyone embracing the love and friendship of the dragons and living in a community together. Naturally Hiccup (Jar Baruchel) is still out there exploring and learning and trying to build a map of the whole world with his dragon companion Toothless. Along the way he discovers a mysterious Dragon Rider who lives in an ice cave sanctuary protecting hundreds of other dragons from an evil dragon catcher who is attempting to build a dragon army. Together they join forces to stop the war and save the dragons. Continue reading Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

dragon 1I want a Toothless of my very own

Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

Synopsis:¬†In the Viking town of Berk, a somewhat out of place young man named Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is determined to be the first to shoot down and capture the infamous and highly dangerous Night Fury dragon, in order to finally impress his father, the chief. Along the way he instead manages to befriend the Night Fury and discover that it and dragons in general aren‚Äôt so bad after all. Continue reading Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

Movie Review: Next Gen (2018)

Next Gen 1Stars:  John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi, Jason Sudeikis, David Cross
Directed By: Kevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander

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Please Note: The Following May Contain Spoilers (But I Tried Hard Not To)

I stumbled across this trailer in my random browsing through Netflix and thought why not, it looks kinda cute, may as well check it out. Basically, in case you don‚Äôt know, it‚Äôs the story of Mai who is a teenage girl living in a time where robots and A.I. are everywhere and basically run everything that is used on a daily basis. Like literally, even the instant noodle cups are little robots that cheer you on as you eat. It‚Äôs creepy and hilarious and slightly terrifying that society may actually come to this. But sorry, side-tracked, anyway her father left at a young age and her mother is so obsessed with everything robot related thing that basically ignores Mai and this results in her growing to be a moody, chip on the shoulder, lonely teenager. Sprinkle in some crazy antics, a secret robot that becomes a friend and an evil villain and it makes for a fun, though rather unoriginal, movie. Continue reading Movie Review: Next Gen (2018)