Category Archives: Film Reviews

SONG OF THE SEA (2014) Rated: PG


Traditional hand-drawn animation is still around thanks to Irish director Tom Moore and his Cartoon Saloon concern. Both of their first two full-length features The Secret of Kells (2009) and Song of the Sea were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated … Continue reading

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THE BOX TROLLS (2014) Rated: PG


In 2009, Laika LLC made their mark on the world of stop-motion animation with Coraline, a wholly amazing first attempt a full-length Feature film. After trying but not quite managing to live up to the standards of Coraline with ParaNorman … Continue reading

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MR. PEABODY AND SHERMAN (2014) – Rated: U


In my review of Walt Disney’s Frozen (2013), I stated that some films turn to out to be so good when they come out in cinemas that I cannot help seeing them repeatedly without ever feeling satisfied. As well as … Continue reading

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FROZEN (2013) Rated: PG


Every now and again, there comes a time when you can and see a film at your local cinema and it turns out to be so good that you want to see it again and again and yet you are … Continue reading

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Around the World with Dot/Dot and Santa Claus (1981) – By Michael C. Bungay


Following on from my review of ‘Dot and the Kangaroo’ (1977), I have since managed to find the time to watch each of the eight sequels that followed. Therefore, I have compiled a full run-down of the sequels to the … Continue reading

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DOT AND THE KANGAROO (1977) – A REVIEW BY MICHAEL C. BUNGAY


First things first, I have decided it is time to try something new for my latest film review. I have decided to have a change from reviewing Japanese Anime films and I think it is about time that I did … Continue reading

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WHO’S LEFT BEHIND? – KAYOKO’S DIARY (1991)


The 2010’s have very much marked the beginning of my adventure into the world of World War 2 themed Japanese Anime films. After reviewing Studio Ghibli’s ‘Grave of the Fireflies’ (1988) in 2010 and the ‘Barefoot Gen’ films (1983 and … Continue reading

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