Tag Archives: Stephen Fry

Review: Missing Link (2019)

By Laika’s incredibly high standards, MISSING LINK isn’t quite up there. Saying that, even bottom-drawer Laika is still top-drawer animation, so there’s still plenty to recommend here. In an effort to prove himself to a stuck-up explorers’ society, noted man … Continue reading

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Review: Love & Friendship (2016)

It’s Jane Austen, but not quite as we know it. Whit Stillman’s LOVE & FRIENDSHIP adapts one of the titanically influential novelist’s lesser-known and unfinished stories (originally titled LADY SUSAN) and the result is a film that is both delicate … Continue reading

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Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

It’s at an end. Peter Jackson has left Middle-Earth behind. For real this time. Probably. THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES gives the lengthiest chapter in Jackson’s career so far an appropriately grand ending, but wisely he doesn’t … Continue reading

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Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition (2014)

I’ve been a massive fan of Peter Jackson’s Extended Editions since that chunky, green FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING box set first appeared on my DVD shelf over a decade ago. It was followed by a chunky burgundy TWO TOWERS and … Continue reading

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