Bound By a Dragon by Linda K. Hopkins – Book Review

Some of the links in this post are affliliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own. Title: Bound By a Dragon (you can Buy on Amazon here) Author: Linda K. Hopkins Genre: Fantasy,…

Tomb Raider – Film Review

Title: Tomb Raider Age: 12 Released: 15th March 2018 Director: Roar Uthaug Genre: Action, Fantasy Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished years earlier. Hoping to solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance, Croft embarks on a perilous journey to his last-known destination — a fabled tomb on…

Maze Runner: The Death Cure – Film Review

Title: Maze Runner: The Death Cure Age: 12 Released: 17th January 2018 Director: Wes Ball Genre: Action, Fantasy, Science-Fiction Rating: *** (3/5 stars) About: Thomas leads some escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest…

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Film Review

Title: Spider-Man: Homecoming Age: 12A Released: 5th July 2017 Director: Jon Watts Genre:  Fantasy, Science Fiction Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to…

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…

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,…

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…

Frostblood by Elly Blake – Book Review

Some of the links in this post are affliliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own. Title: Frostblood (you can Buy on Amazon here) Author: Elly Blake Published: 12th January 2016 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Romance,…

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 – 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…