Tag Archives: Billy Connolly

Cinema Review – What We Did On Our Holiday

Doug (David Tennant) and Abi (Rosamund Pike) take their three kids on a holiday to Scotland, to visit Doug’s father Gordy (Billy Connolly), to celebrate Gordy’s 75th birthday. During the course of the trip the kids struggle with the idea of lying to their grandfather about their parents’ impending divorce, and old tensions flare up when the kids take matters into their own hands. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Quartet

Beecham House is a home for retired musicians and, when the future of the home is put into jeopardy, the residents must band together to put on a Gala Concert to raise funds and save their home. When retired singer Jean (Maggie Smith) arrives, however, the future of the Gala Concert itself is thrown into chaos. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Brave

Merida (voice of Kelly McDonald) is a Scottish princess in ancient times. Merida’s mother Elinor (voice of Emma Thompson) believes that her only daughter is of age to choose a husband and settle down, but the strong willed Merida is used to riding her horse Angus through the kingdom, shooting her bow and arrow and climbing waterfalls, so the idea of marriage feels like a prison sentence. When Wisps lead her to a mysterious witch, Merida makes a wish that will change her fate. Continue reading

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