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Why Do Students Love Kids' TV and Film So Much?

Imogen Groome | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Imogen Groome

My question is: why do we enjoy watching kids' TV and film so much? The most obvious answer is that it's a form of escapism - when we tune into the simple lives of characters who encounter a problem and resolve it in a satisfying manner, we can pretend our lives are just as simple...

Studio Ghibli and Pixar: Two Big, Beautiful Giants

Daley James Francis | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Daley James Francis

The more Hollywood relies on remakes and pours money into superhero franchises that are safer bets at the box office, the more people will turn up to watch these beautifully drawn animated worlds brought to life. As long as Studio Ghibli and Pixar are open for business, it will be worth our effort and money every time.

New Star Wars Scribe Michael Arndt Can Reignite the Franchise

Nicolas Atkin | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Nicolas Atkin

The news Michael Arndt is to write the screenplay for Star Wars Episode VII shows Disney are taking their new acquisition seriously - and fans of the franchise should be excited not apprehensive about making another journey to a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

The Loathing of Ron Burgundy: Anchorman and Consensus

Richard McCulloch | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Richard McCulloch

I loathe Anchorman, and dislike the majority of Ferrell's work. Christmas for me has become an annual struggle to avoid watching Elf. These opinions have often been met with incredulity, and are frequently followed by a relentless barrage of 'hilarious' quotations from the film in question. Unsurprisingly, this only exacerbates how I feel.

Puss in Boots (2011) review by That Film Guy

Thomas Patrick | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

There may have been concerns that Puss in Boots might have been a step to far for the character of Puss, but luckily Banderas and his co-stars are more than capable to hold the audiences attention for the full 90 minutes.