Category: Films

This may contain mild spoilers… I watched Avengers:Endgame this morning with some of my kids and I did enjoy it. There are many good things to be said about the film. I particular like the way it portrays family and friendship in such a positive way. But there is one thing that has been sitting […]
To clan or not to clan, that is the question. As usual some random thoughts that may or may not be connected. My guess is that popularity of VR will continue to rise. My own experience with the technology has left me amazed at the level of immersion and what is possible. Flight sims in […]
Solo – A Star Wars Story A few thoughts on Solo, the new Star Wars movie. The film is the back story to the rogue turned hero of the earlier movies: Han Solo.It charts the section of his life where he meets two of the main characters from the other films: Chewbacca and Lando and […]
What do you do on cold afternoon in Bury St Edmunds when you’ve exhausted the English Heritage sites and the children are fed up with walking? We decided that the cinema would be a useful distraction for a couple of hours so we parked up and wandered in to see what was on offer: The […]
I know I’m a little bit late to this party but I’ve just watched The Golden Compass with Talitha and thought I might jot down some first impressions. The film is essentially about a little girl who can see the truth with the help of a golden compass and who sets out to rescue a […]
Generally I like Mr Shyamalan’s films. I am aware that some (Kermode) think he has gone off the boil but there is something about his “What if?” method of asking questions and making films that appeals to me. The film “The Happening” seems to be asking the question “What would happen if nature turned against […]
Watching films with the children is nearly always a great treat because when they start laughing then they set everyone laughing. Last night we watched Despicable Me which has some very funny moments in it, mainly provided by the little yellow tic-tac minions, who are hilarious. The main idea in the film is the changing […]
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