The Money Pit – Film Review

Title: The Money Pit Age: PG Released: 26th March 1986 Director: Michael Engler Genre: Comedy, Romance Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: A young couple use their life savings to buy a dilapidated house which needs major repair This creates strains on their relationship that all home owner will empathise with! Review: So I was toying between 3 and 4 stars for this…

Aladdin – Film Review

Title: Aladdin Age: PG Released: 24th May 2019 Director: Guy Ritchie Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Musical Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles upon a magic oil lamp that unleashes a powerful, wisecracking, larger-than-life genie. As Aladdin…

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – Film Review

Title: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Age: 12A Released: 20th December 2017 Director: Jake Kasdan Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance Rating: *** (3.5/5 stars) About: Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you…

Kingsman: The Golden Circle – Film Review

Title: Kingsman: The Golden Circle Age: 15 Released: 20th September 2017 Director: Matthew Vaughn Genre: Action, Comedy Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: With their headquarters destroyed and the world held hostage, members of Kingsman find new allies when they discover a spy organisation in the United States known as Statesman. In an adventure that tests their strength and wits, the elite…

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 – 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…

Christmas Film Countdown – 6

Only 5 more days! And I ended up celebrating this amazing thing last night with this person who I know – she’s ok, I mean definitely annoying but you know she’s my best friend. It was a good night anyway, we ended up going to Piccadilly Circus and then after a brief moment of thinking…

Christmas Film Countdown – 8

Oh my days guys, there’s only a week left till Christmas (AN ACTUAL WEEK!). Can you believe it, well of course you can because it is a fact. This is honestly the only thing that is keeping me going right now – I’m doing a terrible essay about the persistence of the figure of the…

Christmas Film Countdown – 12

Sorry that this one is later than usual. Anyway, I just have to get this off my chest, so please be prepared for a bit of a rant. This is how my day went basically, I cannot believe how awful Virgin trains are. Sounds weird right? I mean those trains are suppose to be the…

Christmas Film Countdown – 13

Dear readers, I’ll be honest with you, yesterday was a tough day for me, a really tough day. Not just for me, but also for the rest of my family, friends, just genuine human beings. All I can really say is that I’m happy that yesterday is over (and I don’t mean that in a…

Christmas Film Countdown – 15

That’s right people, only TWO MORE WEEKS! How amazing is that. I think this is reason enough for an extra bonus film (well in this case films. . . you’ll see what I mean in just a second). I always use Christmas (or any holiday really) as an excuse for a film marathon, and because this…