A Quiet Place – Film Review

Title: A Quiet Place Age: 15 Released: 8th April 2018 Director: John Krasinski Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. Review: Rule #1: Don’t make a sound. Rule #2: Never leave the path. Rule #3: Red means run. Wow,…

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…

The Greatest Showman – Film Review

Title: The Greatest Showman Age: PG Released: 8th December 2017 Director: Michael Gracey Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation….

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…

Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick – 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: Hush Hush (you can Buy on Amazon here) Author: Becca Fitzpatrick Published: 27th May 2010 Publisher:…

Fallen by Lauren Kate – 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: Fallen (you can Buy on Amazon here) Author: Lauren Kate Published: 6th September 2009 Publisher: Corgi Childrens Genre: Romance, Drama,…

It – Film Review

Title: It Age: 15 Released: 8th September 2017 Director: Andrés Muschietti Genre: Supernatural Horror Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: Seven young outcasts in Derry, Maine, are about to face their worst nightmare — an ancient, shape-shifting evil that emerges from the sewer every 27 years to prey on the town’s children. Banding together over the course of one horrifying…

Dangerous Beauty – Film Review

Title: Dangerous Beauty Age: 15 Released: 20th February 1998 Director: Marshall Herskovitz and  Edward Zwick Genre: Drama, Romance Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Veronica (Catherine McCormack) is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier (Rufus Sewell), cannot marry her because she is penniless and of a questionable family. So Veronica’s mother, Paola (Jacqueline Bisset), teaches her…

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…