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Finding Dory: An Unforgettable Tale of A Forgetful Fish

Written by Tammy Alysha Lui and Rachel Yeo  When Ellen Degeneres announced on her talkshow that Pixar was finally making the highly-anticipated sequel to “Finding Nemo” back in 2013, the world collectively rejoiced and thanked the heavens. The original 2003 Disney Pixar movie was an exciting, moving tale loved by all: kids loved the simple humour (fart jokes) and characters; parents loved the touching story about parenthood. Heck, when the official poster for Finding Dory was released a few days ago, copies were given to US President Barack Obama, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and even Pope Francis, who gave…
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Welcome to “Zootopia”, Disney’s Latest Animal Kingdom

“Zootopia” is set in a world of anthropomorphised animals, bringing across race relation issues where prey and predator live in harmony through evolution in a light-hearted comedy. Because it won’t be a kids movie if everyone got eaten. The directors of Zootopia have an impressive past records – Byron Howard (Bolt and Tangled), Rich Moore (Wreck-it Ralph) and co-directed by Jared Bush (Big Hero 6). Zootopia did not disappoint with its visual storytelling. The old school detective story revolves around a righteous rural young bunny, Judy Hopps, who dreams of being a police officer, an impossible feat even though she becomes…
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“Pan” Proves That Prequels Aren’t Always Magical

Joe Wright’s “Pan” fails to take off! Instead, it takes a plunging freefall. Have you ever seen a cake that looked so tasty you wanted to make love to it? Imagine three tiers of white, luscious, spongy goodness beckoning to you. Lovingly handcrafted marzipan petals pressed onto sweet fondant. Buttercream swirls piped onto the sides, spelling out ‘Eat me, you filthy animal’. You oblige. You sink your fork into the perfect layer of icing, and bring the heaping cake-pile to your mouth. You gag. It’s disgusting. It tastes like everything you hate about life: bills, screaming babies, and Trump running…
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