Tag Archives: George Takei

Cinema Review – Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo (Art Parkinson) spends his days making magical origami figures tell stories for the people in a nearby village, and his evenings caring for his mother, who is becoming increasingly distant. When he stays out after dark one night, however, Kubo is visited by his mother’s sinister sisters (Rooney Mara), who tell him that his grandfather stole one of his eyes, and has been searching for him for many years, in order to steal the other. Kubo suddenly realises that the stories he has told all his life are in fact true and, with the help of Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew McConaughey) sets out to find a magical suit of armour to destroy his evil aunts and grandfather once and for all. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Free Birds

Reggie (Owen Wilson) is the only turkey in his rafter who knows the awful truth about Thanksgiving, and that the slaughter shed is not ‘Turkey Paradise’. When the President pardons him – as is tradition – Reggie finds himself teamed up with oddball Jake (Woody Harrelson), as they travel back through time to the first Thanksgiving, to take turkey off the menu for good. Continue reading

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