Cinema Snippets: Early Man & The Mercy

Cinema Snippets: Early Man & The Mercy

It’s time for another collection of Cinema Snippets, my snippet-length reviews of recent cinema releases! After this post I’ve finally caught up with all the films I’ve seen over the past couple of weeks, so I can go back to writing full posts again. Phew!

The Mercy and Early Man were both totally different films - one an intense biopic about a man's solo mission to sail the world, and the other a silly Aardman animation about a bronze age/stone age football match. Here are my reviews!

This time, I’m going to be sharing my thoughts on two very different films: The Mercy, a tense biopic starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, and Early Man, a hilarious Aardman animated comedy starring Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, and many others. (more…)

Coco: One of My Favourite Pixar Films So Far?

Coco: One of My Favourite Pixar Films So Far?

If you know me, you’ll know that I adore Pixar films. My favourite film for as long as I can remember has been Monsters Inc., and I proudly display my Pixar box set on my shelves. I even went through a phase where I’d keep looking at the jobs board on the Pixar website to see if my dream job would pop up, and I’d wait patiently for the day when I could move to LA to start my career at the Pixar studios. Sadly, that day never came. 🙁

For as long as I can remember, I've adored Pixar films. So when Disney/Pixar announced Coco last year, I couldn't wait! Here's what I thought...

Every time Pixar announce a new film, I’m instantly excited. (Unless it’s a new Cars film. Or Toy Story 4. Toy Story 3 ended perfectly, god damn it.) In today’s CinemaScoop post, I’m going to talk about what I thought of Pixar’s latest release, Coco. (I’ll say now, this post – and probably every CinemaScoop post from now – will definitely not be as long as my review of The Greatest Showman. Wow, that was an essay.)

Not sure what CinemaScoop is? Read all about it here.

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