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Justin And The Knights of Valour

There is a growing love for animation set in medieval times, sparked by the likes of Shrek, Brave and How To Train Your Dragon.  A film like Manuel Sicilia’s Justin and the Knights of Valour should therefore be an adventure to ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Despicable Me 2

If you have been present pretty much anywhere across social media or the internet over the last three years then you will most certainly recognise a ‘minion’ when you see one.  These tiny, yellow tic-tac shaped dudes from 2010’...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dear Dracula

You shouldn’t judge a DVD by its cover, at least not if it’s Dear Dracula. Looking to all intents and purposes like just another average-ish kids’ animation with a star-studded list of voices, this film, based on a graphic nove...
 
 
 
 
 
 

From Up On Poppy Hill

Studio Ghibli’s magic is a fey and insubstantial thing. It can’t be stamped, filed, indexed or codified but it’s unmistakable. So when, last week, Studio founder Hayo Hiyazaki announced that he was retiring, anime aficionados h...