With main characters that utter almost no dialogue, WALL-E is brilliant visual storytelling that drives this animated epic into classic territory, as Pixar Animation ventures into the future, into space, and into photo-realistic computer animation. More »
Q: Why are pirates called pirates?
A: Because they “Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrre”!
That, my friends, is one of my favourite jokes. I’m fully aware that this may undermine any right I have to sit in judgement of this comedy film, but I don’t care… More »
Another year, another offering from Pixar beloved by critics and adults and kids and whoever else has a functional heart and brain. Somehow, Pixar manages to cultivate wonderful creativity and originality in almost every film they make… More »
There was a time when an altogether more youthful version of the person writing this review believed that “heroin” meant “really brave lady”, and “smack” was what you got for hitting Rachel Sillett over the head with a broom handle at nursery. Ah, the sweet innocence of youth. More »
Famous for it’s bloody portrayal of the D-Day landings in 1944, Spielberg’s classic has been a long time coming. Now it’s been released, glitch-free, and we’re left with the inevitable questions… More »
A low budget indie from South African, produced by a New Zealander known for his high-budget antics, District 9 was the under-the-radar hit of 2009. Now it’s arrived on Blu-ray, and it seems to have lost none of its off-beat charms along the way. More »