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Animated Shorts Oscar Nominees

Eloise Wright and James Gill assess the nominations for the Best Animated Short Oscar

Photo: BagoGames @ Flickr

What can we expect from Kingdom Hearts 3?

The long wait for the latest instalment of Square Enix’s critically acclaimed RPG is nearly over


Review: Coco

Pixar crafts an action-packed, emotional celebration of Mexican culture

Photo: Logoprof @ Flickr

Why Disney’s potential acquisition of 20th Century Fox is a dangerous idea

Pass go, collect $200 and use that for two tickets and a small popcorn for Avengers Vs X-Men

Photo: BarricadeCaptures @ flickr

Are Star Wars games doomed?

Are Star Wars games redeemable, or have they fallen to the dark side?

Photo: Marvel Studios

How the ‘Shared Universe’ is taking over Hollywood

After DC’s recently released Wonder Woman, and ahead of Marvel Studio’s upcoming Spiderman: Homecoming, Jamie McEvoy addresses the gargantuan on-screen elephant in the room which is the shared universe

Photo: @Flickr Vina Savora

Review: Boss Baby

Maybe if I put a baby in a suit here you won’t notice the lack of a headline

Photo: evarinaldiphotography @Flickr

LeFou or LeWho?

With the release of Beauty and The Beast this week, we look at the controversy surrounding LeFou and his (possible) homosexuality, and question whether the fuss is worth it

photo: album artwork

Top 5: Songs from Disney Movies

Whilst ‘Let It Go’ saw Disney’s Frozen soar into the charts, Katie Shepherd lists five other Disney classics that deserve just as much recognition

Photo: Photo: A&E IndieFilms, Disney

Review: Life, Animated

A young autistic boy manages to understand the world through Disney films

Photo: Lucasfilm

Review — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One is a beautiful love letter to the Star Wars mythology

Photo: toybot studios @ flickr

The Persistence of Memory

Laura Joyce gives an insight into the relevance of surrealism, and how Salvador Dali’s friendship with Walt Disney saved his beloved animated studios