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Film News: Sony Says Spider-Man Stays

It has been almost a month since Marvel fans received the shocking news that Spider-Man would not be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and what a long month that has been. After fans went through all five stages of grief and…

TV News: More Disney+ Shows Announced

Disney has unveiled a first-look at their new streaming service Disney+ at their D23 Expo, as well as announcing a few more exciting TV projects set to launch in the next few years. Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi Wan Kenobi…

Why Disney Can’t Remake Magic

Since 2010, Disney has slowly been releasing more and more ‘live-action remakes’ of its classic films. In the wake of 2019’s The Lion King, and with Mulan (2019) soon to be making an appearance on our screens, I have to wonder: who are…

Film Review: The Lion King

The opening to Disney’s Lion King (1994) is utterly, and undeniably iconic. In this contemporary re-imagining of the classic animated feature, director Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book) matches the sequence almost shot for shot with a…

My Life in Films: Holly Patrick

When it comes to the cinema, I’m quite predictable. Stick a Brat Pack staple in front of me and I’m happy. But it’s not always been this way - there were many predecessors to my look-at-me-I-just-discovered-John-Hughes-and-The-Smiths phase.…

Film Review: The Jungle Book

Back at it again, Disney Sticking with their most recent trend, Disney has yet again remade another original animated classic into a live action feature – but I’m not complaining. The Jungle Book follows Mowgli, a “man-cub” that lives…