Tag Archives: Alan Tudyk

Cinema Review – Moana

Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) has always been drawn to the ocean, but has been discouraged from answering the call of the sea as her father Is trying to make her ready to take on the role of future leader of the small island tribe she is part of. When crops begin to fail and fish move away from the island, Moana’s grandmother (Rachel House) reminds her of an island myth; that demi-god Maui (Dwayne Johnson) stole the heart of a goddess, and until it is returned, the srtuggles facing the islanders will only get worse. Defying her father’s wishes, Moana takes a boat to sea in search of Maui, in the hopes of making him return the goddess’ heart. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Zootropolis

In an animal world where predators and prey have evolved enough to live together in peace and harmony, the big city of Zootroplis beckons to newly minted bunny cop Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin). After she is assigned to parking duty, and becomes acquainted with the cunning fox Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman), mammals start to go missing, and it is up to Judy and Nick to put their differences aside and work together to solve the case. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Oddball and the Penguins

Middle Island off the coast of Warrnambool, Australia, has been home to fairy penguins for many years, but since foxes have found their way to the island, the penguin population has been severely diminished. With only 20 penguins left, and the conservation status of the island under threat, chicken farmer Swampy (Shane Jacobson) and his granddaughter Olivia (Coco Jack Gillies) decide to train Swampy’s rather odd sheepdog Oddball to defend the penguins from the predatory foxes. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Trumbo

In 1940s Hollywood, the Communist Party had fallen out of favour, with suspicions about members beginning to spring up. Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was one of the Hollywood professionals forced to appear before the House Un-American Activities Committee when his support of Communism was revealed and, although he continued to write Oscar winning screenplays, he had to do it in secret for much of hi career since he was black listed due to his political affiliations. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Big Hero 6

Hiro (Ryan Potter) is a young teenager of remarkable intelligence, living with his brother Tadashi (Daniel Henney) and aunt in the city of San Fransokio. When Tadashi is killed in a freak accident, Hiro finds himself in possession of a robot his brother created, named Baymax (Scott Adsit). Baymax was created to be a heath carer, but when Hiro discovers that one of his inventions has been stolen, he reprogrammes Baymax and teams up with his friends to get it back. Continue reading

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