I’ve had a lot of parents asking me in the last week or so which films I would recommend they take their children to this summer. Probably my least favourite family film this holiday season has been Alvin and the Chipmunks: the Squeakquel. Yet another sequel that fails to live up to the original and comes across as little more than a dash for box … Continue reading Kid-friendly summer movies & fun at the drive-in
As promised the review, originally published in The West Australian Newspaper. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (PG) Voices of Samuel L Jackson, Christopher Lee, Matt Lanter Directed by Dave Filoni 2.5 stars Review: Sue Yeap Star Wars fans are a devoted, patient and occasionally weird lot. I am not ashamed to count myself among them, having seen the original Star Wars trilogy more times … Continue reading Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Bah. I’m a big Star Wars fan from way back but sadly I was not at all impressed with Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Or as I like to call it, Star Wars episode 2a. Or “the one between the Clones and the Sith”. It’s animated, it’s aimed at 12-year-old boys and gamers, and I don’t fit either category. I don’t understand why the characters … Continue reading A long time ago….