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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
July 6, 2012 – 2:41 pm | No Comment
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

We have not seen the prequel to Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, but this didn’t matter, we loved this film and it has been constantly on play since we received it

Scooby Doo Abracadabra-Doo
March 28, 2010 – 2:13 pm | No Comment
Scooby Doo Abracadabra-Doo

As an adult, it’s easy to laugh the slightly formulaic nature of Scooby Doo cartoons – oh look, the alien/monster/witch/robot is really just a person dressed up in a suit. But I think Flea loves knowing that it’s not going to be real in the end – so she can enjoy being scared witless in the meantime. Oh, and the DVD includes a cute little feature showing you how to make your very own Gryphon (in case you’ve forgotten, the Gryphon is half-eagle, half-lion). Ours was rubbish, but we had fun trying.

Grandpa in my Pocket
March 17, 2010 – 11:23 pm | No Comment
Grandpa in my Pocket

Set in the wonderful seaside world of Sunnysands, where the sun always shines and characters abound, this gently amusing programme reaches parts no other children’s TV programme can quite reach. It’s unique charm is the way it manages to bring nostalgia up-to-date and dispense liberal quantities of feel-good factor.

Fantastic Mr Fox on DVD
March 10, 2010 – 5:54 pm | No Comment
Fantastic Mr Fox on DVD

This is a gorgeous, meticulously made animation and one of those films you’ll love more than your children – which is a rarity. For older children, the story is perfect, and they’ll appreciate the dedication that has gone into making the film, and some of the references to the modern world that are included in the film’s version of the Fox family.

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