Posts Tagged ‘Minions’

Film review: Minions – The Rise Of Gru

Jun 29 2022

When life hands you lemons, turn them into minions. The Minions movie in 2015 which separated the wholesome hoard from Gru was entertaining and allowed them to shine in their own light, having deservedly stolen the show in the Despicable Me films.

There’s a satisfaction in this latest film of seeing them reunited, or perhaps pre-united, and the writers nicely balance the ingredients of their loyal, not too bright, henchmen support with the charmingly fractious junior Gru. Minions – The Rise Of Gru lands in cinemas on 1st July 2022.

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Film Review: The Secret Life Of Pets

Jun 23 2016

If you’ve ever wondered what the furry – or feathered – members of the family get up to once you’ve shut the door, the latest from the people who brought us Despicable Me and Minions reckon they’ve uncovered the answer.  The Secret Life Of Pets, released Friday, 24 June, certificate U, treads a similar path as recent TV documentaries, but this time in animation.

London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, saw the film – and pawsed for thought ……

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Jennifer Lawrence talks about Mockingjay Part II on Talking Pictures

Nov 23 2015

The Big Interview hot seat turns into a hot sofa this week as Jennifer Lawrence and co-stars Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson all talk about the final instalment of the Hunger Games series, Mockingjay Part II.

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Film Review: Minions

Jun 24 2015

The holidays may not start for another couple of weeks, but it’s summer already at the cinema and the first of the family blockbusters has arrived. Minions, which is released on Friday, 26 June, certificate U, puts Gru’s little yellow helpers from the Despicable Me series well and truly in the spotlight. But how will they fare without their dastardly master? Banana in hand, London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, follows their odyssey.

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Future Films Heads Up: Summer Movie Preview

Jun 18 2015

It may not be official yet, but 2015 is The Year Of The Blockbuster. Think of what we’ve had so far this year: a glut of films from Disney, including Big Hero 6 and Avengers:Age Of Ultron, the latest in the Divergent series, The Insurgent, one for the grown-ups in the shape of Mad Max:Fury Road and Jurassic World is settling in for the long haul in cinemas.

So what’s lined up for this summer? London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, makes her pick – blockbusters and otherwise.

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