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Beauty and the Beast

Tracey Fox   4 Stars   BEAUTY and the Beast: everyone’s favourite Stockholm Syndrome fairy tale, where an innocent young girl, held captive by a big hairy beast, falls in love with her capture and becomes a blushing princess. That’s ...

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Gold: not all that sparkles

Tracey Fox Rated M 3.5 Stars   TRUE stories can really be interesting to watch, and Gold is the kind of flick that makes you wonder how the heck some people get away with the things they do. Gold is, and always ...

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xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Tracey Fox 3 Stars Rated M Starring Vin Diesel, Ruby Rose, Samuel L. Jackson, Toni Collette   HAVING never seen the previous instalments of this franchise, I have to admit I had really no idea what to expect, other than ...

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Celebrating in style

Tracey Fox   ACE cinema’s Gold Lounge is celebrating 10 years of providing an excellent theatre going experience, and they invited Echo News to come along to their newly refurbished cinema. As we walked up the gleaming stairs to the ...

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Pitt in romantic thriller

TRACEY FOX Allied Rated M Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard 3 Stars SET in the 1940s during the Nazi “troubles”, comes Allied, an elegant and sophisticated war drama that is unmistakably trying to bring back some of the old school ...

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Trolls: treacle sweet fun

3 1/2 stars   Tracey fox   Starring Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick   LET’S face it, some movies are made just because someone ponied up the dough, hoping for some sweet fast cash when the children of the 80’s drag ...

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Morality questioned in Hell or High Water

Tracey Fox Three and a half stars UK Director David Mackenzie’s latest offering Hell or High Water is quite simply a western thriller, brilliantly mashed together with the hardships that many folks experienced after the global financial crisis, while simultaneously ...

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Pete’s Dragon is enchanting

Tracey Fox 4 stars Starring Robert Redford, Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley.   WHILE not all remakes are especially necessary, and some are not to everyone’s tastes, sometimes we are gifted a rare gem that really sparkles. The reimagining of ...

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Ben Hur remake number three

Tracey Fox   3 Stars   Stars: Morgan Freeman Jack Huston Toby Kebbell     CRITICS are falling over themselves to criticise this newest version of Ben-Hur, claiming it is a massive waste of time, and that it can’t possibly ...

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