Retro Movie Review – Zero Dark Thirty
The claim that the film glorifies torture is interesting as well as the torture scenes in question in the film yield very little useful information and actually show the futility of certain kinds of forced confessions. The film is about the global hunt for Osama bin Laden after 9-11 and he as a person is given very little exposure and as such almost becomes this mythical boogieman.
The politics behind his actions are given little screen time and bin Laden becomes ...
Retro Movie Review – The Lego Movie
The underlying message is a positive one (believing in yourself and seeing greatness in everyday moments) but really even if the theme was completely saccharin, who could take that much offense when it is delivered by yellow plastic beings with hooks for hands!
The jokes fly fast and furious while the filmmakers get the mix of adult humor and childlike wonder spot on. There is also the fun of identifying the voice actors. The list includes Morgan Freeman, Jonah ...
Retro Movie Review – Guardians of the Galaxy
And all this for a superhero team that not many people know, and the first Marvel film not to feature one of the Silver Age group of characters created by Stan Lee.
The Guardians are a bunch of undesirables who find themselves fighting together to prevent one of the Infinity Stones from reaching Thanos. If that all sounds a little crazy, then welcome to the Marvel Universe (not just Earth, or Asgard, or wherever it is that Agent Coulson buys his suits) where universe destroying gems and ...
Onward Movie Review
The oddities begin with the film’s set up. Elfs are living in a photorealistic world where magic was once common place but has now been relegated to history due to laziness. Into this world we meet the Lightfoot family, Youngest son Ian (Tom Holland) eldest son Barley (Chris Pratt) and mother Laurel (Julia Louis-Dreyfus). Their’s is a broken family due to the early death of the family patriarch Wilden.
The possibility of reuniting with dad through magic sets ...
Watch the trailer for Pixar’s lastest flick Onward
Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new original feature film is directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae—the team behind Monsters University.
Onward opens in Australian theatres on April 2, 2020.
Check out the new trailer for Disney and Pixar’s Onward!
Also featuring the voice of Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Ian and Barley’s mom, Laurel Lightfoot, and Octavia Spencer as the voice of the Manticore, Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new original feature film is directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae—the team behind “Monsters University.”
Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” opens in cinemas on April 2, 2020.
The Lego Movie 2 Movie Review
Emmet (Chris Pratt) is back and so is his main squeeze Lucy (Elizabeth Banks) together they lead an idyllic and peaceful existence. Perfect it is, until aliens invade and turn their colourful home into a bleak and monotone land. They also kidnap Lucy and the rest of Emmet’s best buds and disappear off into the plastic cosmos.
This abduction leads to major adventures and a long quest that visits many new lands. The life’s lessons are inter spread amongst an ...
Emmet and Lucy from The Lego® Movie 2 help kids buid their inner awesomeness with Smiling Mind App!
Three meditations are now available in the free Smiling Mind app to coincide with the release of The LEGO Movie 2 in Australia on March 21. The meditations voiced by beloved minifigures Emmet and Lucy draw on Emmet’s eternal optimism to give kids the tools for a healthy mind and outlook. They also explore the topics of self-acceptance, self-compassion and empathy, all themes from the movie. The app is available to download from the App Store or Google Play Store.
CEO of Smiling Mind, ...
Check out the awesome new official trailer for The Lego Movie 2!
The battle to defeat them and restore harmony to the LEGO® universe will take Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a strange galaxy where everything is a musical. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are.
THE LEGO® MOVIE 2 is directed by Mike Mitchell and stars Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Tiffany ...
First The LEGO Movie 2 Trailer Confirms Everything Is Still Awesome!
It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. The battle to defeat them and restore harmony to the LEGO® universe will take Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a strange galaxy where everything is a musical. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they ...