Review: Krampus

A great little festive horror, Krampus delivers the sort of cheeky horror only seen in films such as James Gunn’s Slither, or Trick ‘r Treat. An underrated and fun time. The film is based off the GermanĀ folkloreĀ of Krampus, a spirit who punishes naughty children. They hold “Krampus Runs” which involve young boys dressed as Krampuses…

Review: Elf

So I finally get around to seeing this after multiple Cinema Cocoa fans ask me to review it. Oh people will be cross with me. Buddy is a little too big to be an elf because he is in fact a human being, and when he’s told this he is sent back from the North…

Review: It’s a Wonderful Life

No. Just get it out of your system now, no, I hadn’t seen It’s a Wonderful Life until now. Yes, I should have, what kind of a film reviewer am I? Now let’s move on! A businessman who is compassionate and kind to everyone around him, intent on running a bank for the people, find…

Review: Arthur Christmas

This festive animation is somewhat hit-and-miss, but having found a lot of Aardman’s recent CGI endevours very lackluster, Arthur Christmas proves to be at least good fun to watch! The film sets about showing quite how Santa Claus delivers all the presents to children across the world and the different generations of Santa. Today, presents…

Review: A Christmas Carol

So I don’t need to explain the story of A Christmas Carol, because surely everybody knows the immortal Charles Dickens tale by now? It is the definitive story to be adapted into film for Christmas time, and as such it has been given many iterations over the decades, so many in fact that people have…