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  • The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book

    ★★★½

    It's easy to see why they decided to make a live action remake of 'The Jungle Book'. With computer animation as good as it is today it's a perfect opportunity for Disney to dust off a few classics and give them an update for a few extra bucks. There's a whole new generation that have probably never seen the animated Disney musical from 1967 and they most definitely haven't seen the less popular 1942 live action version. Giving director Jon…

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2

    How to Train Your Dragon 2

    ★★★★

    The sequel to the highly praised first feature is a strong stand alone film. Without seeing the original I was never left wondering what was happening as the past storyline is seamlessly integrated, feeding us important snippets of backstory along the way. Dragon 2 is a refreshing tale that focuses on the storytelling and not pop culture references to entertain. It's a coming of age story of a boy and his dog, I mean dragon. It's also a complex family…

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  • Casino Royale

    Casino Royale

    ★★★★

    James Bond comes from an era of sexism and racism but with Sean Connery as the legendary Spy nobody ever seemed to mind. Since the golden Connery days 007 has undergone many transformations the most popular being Roger Moore who was far less convincing in the tough guy role, taking Bond off into a new crazy and campy direction. But so many Bond's down the track there is no doubt that Connery set the benchmark and left newcomer Daniel Craig…

  • The Lego Movie

    The Lego Movie

    ★★★★

    Quickly rocketing into our top 100 most popular films list is 'The Lego Movie', loved by audiences and critics alike it seems to have something for everyone. The possible reason for this is the incredibly dense script that fires a million jokes per minute and with the gag count off the scale something is bound to make you smile eventually. The only possible drawback to this is that it's an assault on the senses that can tire you out after…