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DI­REC­TOR: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina

Gael Gar­cia Ber­nal, An­thony Gon­za­lez Since 2015’s box of­fice smash In­side Out, Pixar’s been on the hunt for their next hit – but sadly, Coco misses the mark. The story fol­lows Miguel, a young boy who ac­ci­den­tally finds him­self whisked off to the Land Of The Dead and a jour­ney into his fam­ily his­tory. Although it’s beau­ti­fully ren­dered with a rich colour­ful pal­ette, the bare bones of the plot lets this ad­ven­ture down.


his biker mum, played by peak-’80s Cher? Well, swap Cher for peak-step­mom Ju­lia Roberts and you get Won­der, about a mother send­ing her ten-year-old boy – who has un­der­gone 27 fa­cial surg­eries – to school for the first time. An in­stant clas­sic.


Paul King Sally Hawkins, Imelda Staunton, Ben Whishaw If our favourite mar­malade-munch­ing bear didn’t film a fol­low-up to his hit an­i­mated ad­ven­ture, we would’ve trav­elled to Peru to fetch him. Thank­fully, Padding­ton’s (Ben Whishaw) still in Lon­don and on a quest to catch the thief of a rare pop-up book he has bought for his Aunt Lucy’s (Imelda Staunton) 100th birth­day. Pre­pare for a wel­comed over­dose of all the fuzzy­wuzzy feels.


Padding­ton 2

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