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Monsters University (2013)

Well I think we can safely forget about Brave and consider it a blip on Pixar’s mainly shining CV of filmmaking excellence. Here they are, back with a bunch of characters who are pretty much the best characters they’ve created with a…

EIFF 2013: Wrapping It All Up

That's it. Another EIFF comes and goes, and a few of us Flickfeasters can now put our feet up and enjoy a bit of a breather after a job well done. Because, let's be honest, we're pretty much at the top of the pile when it comes to coverage…

Monsters University (2013)

Considering the fact that Monsters, Inc. is my favourite ever Pixar movie, I was equal parts ecstatic and worried when I heard that they were making a second film all about Mike and Sullivan, the two main monsters in that film. Then I heard…

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

2012 was a very good year for those who wanted their animated movies with an extra touch of the macabre mixed in. ParaNorman and Frankenweenie may have been the films that held more appeal for the adults taking their children along, but…

ParaNorman (2012)

In this very sweet and enjoyably macabre stop-motion animated movie, Norman Babcock (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee) sees dead people. They're all around him and he's not scared by them one bit. Sadly, nobody else believes him and he's picked…

The BFG (1989)

Oh my, there's no easy way to say this so I'll just get to the point. The BFG hasn't aged well. At all. In fact, it's aged so badly that it makes me wonder how I gleaned enjoyment from it in the first place, when I saw it back in the late…

EIFF 2012 – An Overview

It all ends for another year. The curtains have closed on EIFF 2012, everyone can get back to something resembling a normal life and cinema staff in Edinburgh can stop being irritated by a swarm of people turning up at free screening after…