Inside the Heart of Soul

by Jordan King  “I heard this story about a fish, he swims up to an older fish and says: ‘I’m trying to find this thing they call the ocean.’ ‘The ocean?’ the older fish says, ‘that’s what you’re in right now.’ ‘This’, says the young fish, ‘this is water. What I want is the ocean!’” Pixar Animation Studios’ maturation and increasing desire to address life’s … Continue reading Inside the Heart of Soul

The Lion King – Review

Disney live-action remakes are a scourge of the film industry. Not one has been enjoyable on it’s own merits, feeding off nostalgia to make a few quick bucks. The highly unnecessarily practise adopted by the world’s biggest studio has produced mediocre films that fail to capture the magic and imagination of the animation that proceeded it. It is such a big problem that the paragraph … Continue reading The Lion King – Review

Aladdin – Review

Disney live-action remakes are a scourge of the film industry. Not one has been enjoyable on it’s own merits, feeding off nostalgia to make a few quick bucks. The highly unnecessarily practise adopted by the word’s biggest studio has produced mediocre films that fail to capture the magic and imagination of the animation that proceeded it. So expectations for this new Aladdin were entirely on … Continue reading Aladdin – Review

Incredibles 2 – Review

Pixar has had a pretty shaky history of sequels. Their results have wavered. On the bad side are movies such as Monsters University and Cars 2 which have been mediocre productions. On the great, fantastic side we have the Toy Story Trilogy. Pixar always seem better at creating standalone features and any progress seemed to fail with average results. So when they announced a follow-up … Continue reading Incredibles 2 – Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge – Review

Remember when Pirates of the Caribbean was exciting? I do. I remember being heading to the cinemas at the age of 14, one of my first cinema experiences, and finding myself overwhelmed with joy. The sea-faring escapade was devilishly good with a terrific villain in Captain Barbosa, special and creepy effects, adventure scenes that are amazing, and Jack Sparrow – a hilarious intoxicated anti-hero pirate … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge – Review