Turning Red

Pixar Studio has always pushed the boundaries when it comes to innovation. They were the first studio to produce a full-length computer-generated feature in Toy Story. They developed CG animation into an art form. More recently, they have dealt with subjects that have often been hard to talk about in family cinema (think death in…

Sing 2

Director: Garth Jennings Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Edgerton, Tori Kelly, Jennifer Saunders, Bobby Cannavale, Bono, Letitia Wright Written by: Garth Jennings Running Time: 113 mins Cert: U Release date: 28th January 2022 Some say that bigger is better. That isn’t strictly the case with Sing 2, the sequel to the hugely successful…

Encanto

Directors: Byron Howard, Jared Bush and (co-director) Charise Castro Smith Starring: Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero, John Leguizamo, Mauro Castillo, Jessica Darrow Written by: (also story) Jared Bush, Charise Castro Smith, (story) Byron Howard, Jason Hand, Nancy Kruse and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Running Time: 102 mins Cert: PG Release date: 24th November 2021 The 60th animated…

The Addams Family 2

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon, Laura Brousseau and Kevin Pavlovic Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Javon ‘Wanna’ Walton, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler Written by: Ben Queen, Susanna Fogel, (also story) Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit and (based on the characters created) Charles Addams Running Time: 93 mins Cert: PG Release date:…

Space Jam: A New Legacy

Director: Malcolm D. Lee Starring: LeBron James, Zendaya, Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe, Khris Davis Written by: Jesse Gordon, Celeste Ballard, (also story) Juel Taylor, Tony Rettenmaier, Keenan Coogler, Terence Nance, (based on the movie “Space Jam”) Thomas Harris, Steve Rudnick, Herschel Weingrod and Leo Benvenuti Running Time: 115 mins Cert: U Release date: 16th July…

Frozen II

Directors: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Sterling K.Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton, Jason Ritter, Rachel Matthews Written by (also story) Jennifer Lee, (story) Chris Buck, Marc Smith, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Running Time: 104 mins Cert: U Release date: 22nd November 2019…

Playmobil: The Movie

Director: Lino DiSalvo Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Gabriel Bateman, Jim Gaffigan, Adam Lambert, Daniel Radcliffe, Meghan Trainor, Kenan Thompson Written by: Blaise Hemingway, Greg Erb, Jason Oremland, (story) Lino DiSalvo and (storyline consultant) Michael LaBash Running Time: 99 mins Cert: U Release date: 9th August 2019 After the massive success of The Lego Movie franchise, it…

The Angry Birds Movie 2

Director: Thurop Van Orman Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, Peter Dinklage, Rachel Bloom, Tiffany Haddish, Leslie Jones, Awkwafina Written by: Peter Ackerman, Eyal Podell and Jonathon E. Stewart Running Time: 96 mins Cert: U Release date: 2nd August 2019 Three years ago saw the release of The Angry Birds Movie. A…

The Lion King

Director: Jon Favreau Starring: Donald Glover, Beyonce, Seth Rogan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, James Earl Jones, Billy Eichner, Alfre Woodard, JD McCrary, Keegan-Michael Key Written by: Jeff Nathanson, (story) Brenda Chapman, (based on characters created) Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton Running Time: 118 mins Cert: PG Release date: 19th July 2019 Let me start…

Toy Story 4

Director: Josh Cooley Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Joan Cusack, Bonnie Hunt Written by: (also original story) Andrew Stanton, Stephen Folsom, (original story) John Lassiter, Josh Cooley, Valerie LaPointe, Rashida Jones, Will McCormack and Martin Hynes. Running Time: 100 mins Cert: U Release…

Wonder Park

Director: David Feiss Starring: Jennifer Garner, Matthew Broderick, Brianna Denski, Tom Baker, Nobert Leo Butz, John Oliver, Mila Kunis, Joe Sugg, Casper Lee Written by: (also story) Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec and (story) Robert Gordon Running Time: 85 mins Cert: PG Release date: 8th April 2019 It’s the Easter holidays so how about a warm…

Missing Link

Director: Chris Butler Starring: Hugh Jackman, Zach Galifianakis, Zoe Saldana, Emma Thompson, Timothy Olyphant, Stephen Fry, Matt Lucas, David Walliams Written by: Chris Butler Running Time: 95 mins Cert: PG Release date: 5th April 2019 Laika, along with Aardman, is at the forefront of stop motion animation. With an array of visual delights such as…