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Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Three years ago, an animated film about a villain whose life changes when he adopts three children as part of his evil plan, popped up out of nowhere. Today, the sequel to Despicable Me is all children (and a large number of adults) are…

Epic Gala screening

The stars were out yesterday for the Gala screening of Epic at the Vue West End in Leicester Square. From the creators of Ice Age and Rio, Epic tells the story of an ongoing battle between the forces of good, who keep the natural world…

Rise Of The Guardians (2012)

It's the usual good vs. evil plot in this animated slice of children's entertainment. Someone is trying to make himself the big cheese over a group of smaller folk and a bunch of mismatched characters with a varied skill-set must do their…

Ape Escape (2013)

Good lord, where do I start? Ape Escape is a collection of animated shorts based upon the video game series of the same name. I would say it is primarily aimed at children between the ages of 4 and 8. I am 33 and reviewing Ape Escape, the…

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Ralph (voiced by John C. Reilly) is a videogame villain who dreams of doing something more with his life. He doesn't really like being the bad guy and feels that his work is never appreciated. He certainly never gets a medal. So one day he…

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

In this day and age, who doesn't like a wannabe hero? A guy who wants to save the day, get the girl, as well as adoring and grateful folks fawning at his feet instead of falling down a cliff and smattering into a million pieces. This is the…

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

The most recent big screen offering from Sony Pictures Animation is an enjoyable and visually stylish comedy that while not matching the high watermark set by much of Pixar’s output or some of the DreamWorks stable, is still an above…

2012 – That Was The Year That Was

We arrive, once more, at the end of another full year, another year in which myself and fellow Flickfeasters have cast our eyes over far too many movies to count. But, fool that I am, I thought I'd give it a go anyway. What follows is an…