CHRISTOPHER ROBIN — Review by Susan Granger

Clarification: this Christopher Robin bears only a superficial resemblance to Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) about the resentful, real-life son of A.A. Milne. Don’t confuse them. As the live-action story begins, young Christopher Robin (Orton O’Brien) is in the Hundred-Acre Wood, bidding farewell to his friends – Pooh Bear, Piglet, Eeyore, Rabbit, Owl, Kanga and Baby Roo – before departing for boarding school, announcing: “I’m not going to do nothing anymore.” Continue reading…

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AWFJ Women On Film – “Winnie the Pooh” – Review by Ann Lewinson

Winnie the Pooh goes looking for honey — and Eeyore’s missing tail — in Disney’s gentle reboot of a franchise long relegated to direct-to-video, with maximum nostalgia for the original shorts and minimum celebrity voices. Read more>>

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AWFJ Women On Film – “Winnie The Pooh – Review by Susan Granger

The enchantment of Christopher Robin’s childhood days is back, as Disney animators deftly reconstruct the classic A.A. Milne characters, complete with soft, simple, pastel recreations of England’s Hundred Acre Wood, as depicted in Earnest H. Shepard’s original illustrations.

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AWFJ Women On Film – “The Trip” – Review by Ann Lewinson

The bickering stars of Michael Winterbottom’s Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story are back in this hilarious mockumentary in which they tour northern England’s finest restaurants while trying to one-up each other’s celebrity impressions. Read more>>

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