Tag: film

REVIEW: Long Shot (2019)

13 year-old Fred Flarsky had a crush on his babysitter, 16 year-old Charlotte Field. Decades later, Fred (Seth Rogen) is a talented and left-wing journalist, and Charlotte (Charlize Theron) is a Secretary of State with eyes on the US Presidency. When Charlotte hires Fred to join her speech-writing team, their reunion sparks off a romance ...

REVIEW: Princess Iron Fan (1941)

Princess Iron Fan is a Chinese animated film, produced and released in 1941. That makes it the oldest animated feature in the history of Chinese cinema. It was the 12th animated feature film produced anywhere in the world, animated by a team of 237 artists in war-time Shanghai under near-impossible working conditions. The film was directed ...

Walt Disney and the Dumbo problem

On 12 November 2019, Walt Disney will launch its online streaming service Disney+ in the USA, with other markets scheduled to follow soon afterwards. The new service will offer viewers a one-stop shop for the company's long history of film and television productions, as well as those of companies now purchased or absorbed by the ...

REVIEW: Mortal Engines (2018)

In a post-apocalyptic future, entire cities have been transformed into enormous tank-like machines, moving across the European landscape capturing and tearing apart smaller communities for resources. Rebel Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar) sneaks into the moving city of London with an eye to murder its technological genius Thaddeus Valentine (Hugo Weaving) - but things do not ...