Sing!

Sing is moderately entertaining as an X Factor with animals animation. Toe tapping animation with a bunch of characters who come together to do a talent contest. The cast is full of famous voices but having Matthew Mcconaughey as your lead is a coo. 

There’s little new here really but it has a good message about following your dreams and it’s sound track is pleasant enough. 

There are chucklesome moments throughout but it’s not all that high grade. 

Think FAME done with animals. 

Sufferable but not fresh. 

Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) film review 


Director: Galen T. Chu

Running time: 1 hour 34

Cast: Queen Latifa, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Jennifer Lopez, Simon Pegg, Jessie J. 


The odd Ice Age family continue to evolve and work through human family problems in animal form . The normal formula of getting from A to B in order to stay alive is still followed here but this time it’s to avoid the asteroid which wiped out the dinosaurs. 

But also as usual, the plot is secondary to the bickering cast and the sight gags which are the true life of this series. Just when you think the animators would have wiped the well of invention dry, especially where Scrat is concerned, we see that’s just not the case. If you’ve seen any of the films up to now you’ll know what to expect on the whole. While that should be dull and tired in reality, it just keeps working. The kids will be happy for the full running time and the adults won’t be annoyed by any of the goofy characters. It’s just such a comfy slipper of a movie, it’s hard to find a problem with it. Cancel the apocalypse, Buck is back to help the furry gang save the world. 

C Whitehouse 2016