Independence Day: Resurgence Review (2016)

Rated PG13 (for sequences of sci-fi action and destruction, and for some language). 20 years after the devastating alien attack on Earth, mankind has rebuilt much of the wreckage wrought by the first invasion. In those two decades, humanity has integrated the alien technology into their own, making great scientific advances for the benefit of all.…

Finding Dory Review (2016)

Rated PG. In 2003, Pixar released its fifth animated feature. A little movie called Finding Nemo. Following a tiny clownfish called Marlin and a blue tang called Dory, the film chronicled their journey across the ocean, searching for Marlin’s lost son Nemo. It was an unqualified success at the box office, with multiple Oscar nominations. Now,…

Warcraft: The Beginning Review (2016)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense fantasy violence Warcraft: The Beginning focuses on the human nations of the fantasy world of Azeroth, and their battle  against the Orcish Horde; alien invaders who arrive through a magic portal from their dying world of Draenor.  The two civilisations battle for survival, with both sides of the conflict seeking…

The Jungle Book Review (2016)

Rated PG (intense action and peril). There is a rustling in the bushes, then all goes quiet. Suddenly a pack of wolf cubs burst through the undergrowth, shortly followed by a small Indian boy. They seem to be pursued by something. Something large, making lots of noise as it hunts its prey. The cubs and…

Everest Review (2015)

PG-13 (for intense peril and disturbing images) Wow, that was intense. Watching Everest on an IMAX screen was a gruelling experience that had me gripping the edge of my seat and tensing up my whole body as the tragic story unfolded before me. Based on a true story documented by multiple sources, Everest is an…