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Tag: family entertainment

The Nut Job (film review by Frank Ochieng).

January 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Nut Job (film review by Frank Ochieng).

Today’s kiddies really do not realise how some of their contemporary cartoon icons fail to measure up to the creativity, cleverness and carefree spirit of our nostalgic childhood animated favorites from yesteryear. Oldsters could indeed look fondly upon the favorable animated characters that have stimulated memories from their youth and enjoy these same iconic fictional […]

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The Croods (Frank’s Take) (film review).

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Croods (Frank’s Take) (film review).

Generations have grown up with one of television’s most beloved prehistoric families in ‘The Flintstones’. Well, there is no harm in making room in your heart for another familial unit from that era whose delightful dysfunction feels quite winning. In the cleverly devised caveman comedy, ‘The Croods’, audiences will embrace the quirky antics of these […]

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Jack the Giant Slayer (film review) (Frank’s Take).

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jack the Giant Slayer (film review) (Frank’s Take).

Fee…Fi…Foe…Fum…I detect an unfavorable critique from the blood of a disenchanted American movie critic! What do you know…some giants are rather perceptive after all, huh? Well, perception is not necessarily on the radar for director Bryan Singer’s bloated bedtime blockbuster ‘Jack The Giant Slayer’, a colourful clunker set to the fairy tale flourishes of arbitrary […]

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Oz The Great And Powerful (Frank’s take) (film review).

March 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oz The Great And Powerful  (Frank’s take) (film review).

As a family entertainment, Disney’s ‘Oz The Great And Powerful’ is the stunning feast for the eyes visually and should be digested as smoothly as cotton candy on a summer day at the amusement park. No one can argue with director Sam Raimi’s (2002’s ‘Spider-Man’) take on the festive and legendary Land of Oz where […]

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