Spirited (2022)

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Do we really need another take on A Christmas Carol? Didn't the Muppets already ace that? 😉 Well actually I think they've managed to find a decent new take here, and update it for the 21st Century, too. Will Ferrell plays the Ghost of Christmas Present, one third of the 'public' facing part of a huge team … Continue reading Spirited (2022)

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (2022)

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'Weird' Al Yankovic was something of a novelty act in the 1980s, releasing parody versions of famous songs e.g. Eat It (Beat It), My Bologna (My Sharona), I Love Rocky Road (Rock'n'Roll). I'm sure his success surprised even him, but the man - the legend - continues recording to this day. And now it's time … Continue reading Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (2022)

Elvis (2022)

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Elvis Presley. The 'King' of rock and roll. A very deserved soubriquet, he had talent and looks - and a tragic story. Definitely ripe for a huge blockbuster movie! My interest in this film was admittedly a little more Baz Luhrmann than the King himself; Elvis was before my time, really. But you can't argue … Continue reading Elvis (2022)

Yesterday (2019)

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When the entire world suffers a mysterious power outage, Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is unfortunate enough to get hit by a bus. As he recovers, he slowly starts to realise that somehow the world has forgotten various, every day things: certain brands don't exist any more, certain ideas. But, most excitingly for a struggling musician … Continue reading Yesterday (2019)