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2 items from 2013

Moon Man Review

24 December 2013 9:30 AM, PST | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Famed for his distinctive illustrative style and shrewd social satire, children’s author Tomi Ungerer penned Moon Man in 1966 – and it’s a tale that has now been brought to life on the big screen by first-time filmmakers Stephan Schesch and Sarah Clara Weber. Remaining faithful to Ungerer’s distinguishable approach, Moon Man combines a touching story with an enchanting aesthetic, to form a simply delightful animation.

Despite being a great source of inspiration to children amongst the world, the man who lives in the moon is bored and in need of some company. So he decides to hitch a ride down to Earth, though his arrival is not met with the warmest of welcomes by the world’s egotistical, bloodthirsty President, who fears an alien invasion. However despite being exposed to all of the world’s natural beauty, the Moon Man’s disappearance means that children around the world »

- Stefan Pape

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American Hustle, Anchorman 2, The Harry Hill Movie: new films released over Christmas

20 December 2013 10:01 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

American Hustle | Anchorman 2 | The Harry Hill Movie | Walking With Dinosaurs: The 3D Movie | Moshi Monsters: The Movie | The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty | All Is Lost

American Hustle (15)

(David O Russell, 2013, Us) Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence. 138 mins

Big, brassy and outrageously coiffured, this crazed 70s crime epic leads you into a maze, then keeps you wondering if it knows the way out. Things starts out small, with Bale and Adams's petty con duo turned by Cooper's ambitious Fed, but stakes escalate, allegiances complicate, and deceptions multiply deliriously, carried along by lovably flawed characters and a manic energy.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (15)

(Adam McKay, 2013, Us) Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd. 119 mins

The hype is over, as Ferrell reunites his news team and drags them into New York, the 80s and the 24-hour era. But this sequel's absurdity, cameo-fuelled mayhem and mild »

- Steve Rose

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