Category Archives: Family

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MUPPETS MOST WANTED

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: James Bobin Stars: Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, Tony Bennett, Celine Dion, Lady Gaga, Hugh Bonneville, Jermaine Clement, Sean Combs, Frank Langella, James McAvoy, Loki himself Tom Hiddleston, Tom Hollander, Rob Corddry, Chloe Grace Moretz, Miranda Richardson, Stanley Tucci, Ray Liotta, Danny Trejo, Salma Hayek, Christoph Waltz, Usher Raymond, [...]

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World Premiere of DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition at ACMI

by GREG KING The Australian Centre for the Moving Image as part of Melbourne Winter Masterpieces presents the  World Premiere of DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition Opening at ACMI, Thursday 10 April 2014 The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) and Los Angeles-based studio, DreamWorks Animation, today launched the world premiere DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition, the [...]

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MR PEABODY AND SHERMAN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Rob Minkoff Stars: voices of Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Alison Janney, Denis Haysbert, Leslie Mann, Stephen Colbert, Stanley Tucci, Lake Bell, Patrick Warburton, Zach Callison, Mel Brooks, Thomas Lennon, Stephen Tobolowsky, Lauri Fraser, Tom McGrath. The animated adventures of the talking time travelling dog Mr Peabody and his [...]

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FREE BIRDS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jimmy Hayward Stars: voices of Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, Colm Meany, George Takei, Keith David, Dan Fogler. An animated Braveheart with turkeys? This brisk but far fetched animated film about a couple of time travelling turkeys who try to change history and the traditional Thanksgiving feast could just [...]

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SAVING MR BANKS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: John Lee Hancock Stars: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Paul Giamatti, Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson, Bradley Whitford, Jason Schwartzman, B J Novack, Annie Rose Buckley, Rachel Griffiths, Kathy Baker, Ronan Vibert, David Ross Patterson, Andy McPhee. The charming, sentimental and wonderfully entertaining Saving Mr Banks takes us behind the scenes of [...]

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FROZEN

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck. Stars: voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Ciaran Hinds, Alan Tudyk, Chris Williams, Jack Whitehall, Santino Fontana. Ever since the timeless animated classic Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs way back in 1937, Disney has been making great family friendly films about [...]

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WALKING WITH DINOSAURS 3D

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Barry Cook, Neil Nightingale Stars: Karl Urban, Charlie Rowe, Angourie Rice, voices of John Leguizamo, Justin Long, Skylar Stone, Tiya Sircar. Steven Spielberg and author Michael Crichton certainly started something special with their 1993 film Jurassic Park, which sparked a revival of interest in all things dinosaur related. This ambitious [...]

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CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn Stars: voices of Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Will Forte, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Terry Crews, Andy Samberg, Kristen Schaal, Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn, Melissa Sturm. This is an unnecessary sequel to Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, the 2009 animated film based [...]

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