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Cars 3 (2017)

We’ve been here before, in that pole position of familiarity, isn’t this where the franchise began? Cars 3 just covers the same racing track as once before but this time Lightning McQueen is on the brunt end of realisation filled with a…

Rock Dog (2016)

Simple and Cutesy, Ash Brannon’s adaptation of Zheng Jun’s graphic novel, Tibetan Rock Dog, may not be winning any awards anytime soon, it’s quite clearly a target for younger audiences but its unfussiness has an enduring quality that will…

Only Yesterday (1991)

Great films are transportive - they cultivate a sense of time and place that feels lived-in and specific, and use elements of production design, costume and sound to tell a story separate from the plot. In Only Yesterday, the place is…

EIFF 2016: Finding Dory (2016)

Let me cut to the chase here. I liked Finding Nemo, almost as much as most people. It was gorgeous, it had lots of fun characters, and the gags were good. Finding Dory is even better. Yes, I said it. Some will disagree, and they might…

The Good Dinosaur – Poster Launch

Disney Pixar have release three posters for The Good Dinosaur... sure to be a dino-sized success.. The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and…

VENICE 2015 – Anomalisa (2015)

Welcome back Charlie, it’s been a while. Since 2008 in fact, far too long to have to be without his excoriating dismantling of the human psyche. Thankfully, he’s back in our midst, working with several members of the Community team to…