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FILM REVIEW: Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Pete’s Dragon (David Lowery, 2016)

Disney’s done it again. And I don’t just mean killing off the parents in the opening scene (because Disney = #orphanlife). With director David Lowery at the helm they have delivered another magical live-action film that will elicit joy from adults and children alike and that may even bring a tear to the eye. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Pete’s Dragon (2016)

FILM REVIEW: Truth

Truth (James Vanderbilt, 2015)

Cate Blanchett nails it yet again as journalist and CBS news producer, Mary Mapes in Truth. Based on the Killian documents controversy, Truth details the downfall of Mapes and 60 Minutes news anchor, Dan Rather (Robert Redford), following their airing of a story prior to the 2004 election which called into question George W. Bush’s fulfilment of his military service during the Vietnam War. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Truth