The BFG (2016) ★★☆☆☆

Not so ‘giant’ after all…  Set at an Orphanage, in the middle of the night, young Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) hears a peculiar noise outside her bedroom window and spots a giant (Mark Rylance). Fearing his existence could become known, the giant snatches Sophie, taking her to Giant Country. He may be the Big Friendly Giant (BFG), but the other giants aren’t half…

Goosebumps (2016) ★★★★☆

Bloggers beware, you’re in for a scare!  After the death of his father, Zach (Dylan Minnette) has moved house from New York City to Madison, Delaware with his mother who is hoping for a change of scenery. Zach befriends the girl living next door, Hannah (Odeya Rush). Her father however, keeps her locked in her house a lot of the time. Having…

Maleficent (2014) ★★★☆☆

A limited fairy-tale ridden with clichés.  With horns and wings, Maleficent is a fairy who after being betrayed, curses a young princess, Aurora (Elle Fanning) in order to gain revenge of her father, King Stefan. She soon comes to regret this later on in life. The days of Alice and Wonderland and Snow White are long gone, eclipsed…

Terminator Genisys (2015) ★★★☆☆

“Old but not obsolete!” And he’s back…  Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) is sent back to 1984 in attempt to stop the original T-800 from killing Sarah Connor, though soon discovers that the 1984 he’s expecting no longer exists. This has already been changed by another time traveller. I will start off by saying, the original is a cult…

Big Hero 6 (2014) ★★★★☆

Baymax brings the best medicine a healthcare robot could provide: laughter.  Well, it was about time that Walt Disney made its own Marvel film, seeing how Disney did in fact bring us Marvel Entertainment. And here we have it – Big Hero 6, which puts aside the conventional Disney fairy tale for an exciting super hero adventure full of…

Top Ten: Harry Potter films

There may not be ten of them, but there are still eight wonderful films. Surprisingly, I found these quite straight-forward to rank. I loved all of the films, will always be a fan having grown up with this magical franchise! So here we have it, my take on the worst to best Harry Potter films (although none of them were…