Reviews

And so yet again Disney launches another live-action remake from their 'Renaissance Period' of the 90s. This time around viewers are treated to an adaption of the cultural icon that...

Following the release of 'Avengers: Endgame', it's easy to see how it may be hard for future entries in the MCU to live up to the standards set by that...

A sequel to a largely forgotten animated feature, 'Secret Life of Pets 2' manages to elevate itself higher than its original counterpart with better storytelling and more enjoyable humour. The...

After 7 long years without an entry in the series, the Men In Black franchise returns with it's new installment, MiB: International. Starring Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth, this new...

With recent years of cinema, it seems that we as an audience are receiving more and more like action remakes, especially from Disney. Between 'Beauty and The Beast' and the...

Avengers: Endgame is set to be one of the biggest cinematic events to have ever hit the silver screen, a culmination of the last 11 years of films in the...

Since we celebrate Mother's Day in the month of May, I thought it appropriate to review a book about a new mom who decides to become a Private Investigator. This...

Eva Ibbotson is a best-selling children's author. She was born in Vienna but fled to England with her family during the Second World War. Her books have been shortlisted for...

The continuous expansion of the burgeoning DCEU has provided audiences with 2019’s first DC film, 'Shazam’. This film could either mark a refreshing change of pace for DC or be...

I thought I'd do something different this week. Instead of reviewing a book, I thought I'd interview a person. Authors become well-known in the literary world, but what about illustrators?

In the last decade or so, the quality of animated children's films has skyrocketed. These films have gone past the childish humour and wonderment and entered territories that deal with...

'Captain Marvel’ is the final film to release before Avengers: Endgame and is sure to hold many an Easter egg and hint for the plot of the upcoming film. Given...

Most of us grew up reading what are now called 'Classics', and the various tales by Enid Blyton. So, we are used to what I like to call the more...

DId you know, that February 2019 has been designated Michael Morpurgo month by Harper Collins? Did you also know that he visited Sri Lanka and conducted a programme for children...

Alita: Battle Angel'. This Robert Rodriguez- directed and James Cameron-produced film would be expected to have an extremely high standard in its visual storytelling and writing. But does its pedigree...

Unexpected conversations take place in a hospital waiting rooms, while you are twiddling your thumbs. Recently, I ended up recommending the work of David Walliams to a young boy who...

Back in 2014, audiences received the acclaimed “ The Lego Movie”. A film that despite being based on such a bare minimum concept somehow managed to overflow with ideas creativity...

I thought I'd write about one of my favourite authors, for today's post. However, I do not know how widely he is read here in Sri Lanka... So make this...

55 years ago, audiences were treated to the release of ‘Mary Poppins’, a beloved family classic. However, did said classic ever warrant or need a sequel? 2018’s ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Throughout the last decade or so, the films in the Transformers franchise has been either very mediocre or incredibly underwhelming. The recent addition ‘Bumblebee’ is a prequel to these films...

Yes, you read it right - it is NOT the infamous Trump who is the hero of this children's book. Instead, it is a loveable baby elephant who lives with his...