Film bits and bobs

John Carter (2012)

First published by movieScope Accidentally transported to Mars, broken Confederate general John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) acquires miraculous powers, rediscovers his own humanity, saves others and transcends death itself  – yet … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Frozen (2013)

Review first published by Film4. Synopsis: Disney’s 53rd animation retains the fairytale setting of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, while importing more contemporary feminist sensibilities. Review: Disney has been … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Les Misérables

Review first published S&S Feb 2013   Synopsis: 1815, Digne. Released after 19 years of hard labour, and inspired by a Bishop’s mercy, Jean Valjean tears up his parole papers, … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wreck-It Ralph

  Same shit, different day… Synopsis: For 30 years, Ralph has played the building-wrecking bad guy in arcade game Fix-It Felix Jr. Ostracised and unwelcome, he leaves Nicetown for the … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · Leave a comment


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