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Mr Holmes: A Seasoned Sherlock

4 1/2 stars Tracey Fox   THE mind is a terrible thing to waste away, especially for the greatest fictional mind of history. In director Bill Condon’s Mr Holmes, we find the inestimable Sherlock in his fading years, struggling all ...

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Ant-Man: A Little legend

4 Stars Tracey Fox Starring Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas   WE all know the saying “good things come in small packages, (as a short woman, I’ve heard this one all my life) but sometimes it is just spot on. The ...

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Inside Out: animated emotions

4 1/2 stars   Starring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader   PIXAR has a way of playing with our feelings with animated films such as the tear jerker UP, and Toy Story 3, and this year they have out done themselves ...

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Emperor’s new clothes: a fight for change

Stars Russell Brand  4.5 stars THE worldwide spike in the inequality between the mega-rich elite and the world’s working poor is an obvious issue we are all slowly waking up to. However, as individuals we mostly just struggle with our ...

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Cinderella is princess perfect

Tracey Fox   4 Stars   Staring Lily James &  Kate Blanchet   KENNETH Branagh’s live action adaptation of one of Disney’s most beloved princess movies: Cinderella is nothing short of breath taking. The general themes of the film are ...

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A playful look at mental illness

Tracey Fox 3 1/2 stars Rated M INFINITELY Polar Bear could easily be renamed: the funny side of people with very serious mental issues, but were would be the fun in that? These days mental illness isn’t a taboo subject ...

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New breed of knights to the rescue

    by Tracey Fox    Kingsman: Secret Service  Colin Firth,  Michael Cain,  Samuel L Jackson ***** 1/2 Rated MA15   SPY movies really have evolved through several stages over the years. James Bond 007 introduced a suave British super-hero, cashed ...

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Paddington: a pawfect picture

Five stars By Tracey Fox IF you are of a certain vintage, Paddington bear was probably one of your dearest early memories. Michael Bond’s ever so charmingly polite creation is a bear raised in the darkest Peru, who is discovered at ...

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