Kid’s Films – What’s on at the cinema this Feb half term?
There are some great new kids films hitting the cinemas just in time for February half term. Here’s the daysforkids guide to what’s on…
Stan & Ollie (PG)
Stars: Steve Coogan, John C Reilly, Nina Arianda, Shirley Henderson and Danny Huston.
Rotton Tomatoes: 92%
Round up: This British film is a biographical comedy-drama focusing on the relationship between the great comedy duo Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. Set in 1953 the pair, facing the end of their golden era, attempt to reconnect with the public in a nationwide tour of variety halls. The duo struggle with underlying tensions, and Hardy’s deteriorating health. But the shows are hugely popular and the duo cement their place in the hearts of the public. In cinemas from 19th Jan, this is a great way to introduce kids to the story of this much loved comedy duo.
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (PG)
Voices by: Craig Ferguson, Gerard Butler and Jay Baruchel.
Rotton Tomatoes: 98%
Round up: The third Dreamworks film in the How To Train Your Dragon saga, based on the tale of Hiccup and a Night Fury dragon. This film is set in the incredible dragon utopia created by Hiccup who is now, alongside Astrid, the chief and ruler of Berk. But the village is threatened by the sudden appearance of Light Fury, forcing Hiccup and Toothless to make an epic journey to a hidden, mythical world.
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (U)
Voices by: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Charlie Day, Alison Brie and Nick Offerman.
Rotton Tomatoes: 93%
Round up: The sequel to the huge hit The Lego Movie, released 8th Feb. Five years on from the glory days of Bricksburg. The citizens face their biggest threat yet in the form of Duplo invaders, who are determined to destroy the city. Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends must unite, as their creativity, courage and Master Building skills are tested in their quest to save Bricksburg.
A Dog’s Way Home (PG)
Stars: Edward James Olmos, Alexandra Shipp, Ashley Judd and the voice of Bryce Dallas Howard.
Rotton Tomatoes: 58%
Round up: Based on a true story, the film tells the beautiful tale of Bella the dog and her incredible 400 mile journey from New Mexico to Denver to be reunited with her devoted owner Lucas. Released 25th Jan.
The Kid Who Would Be King (PG)
Stars: Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Tom Taylor, Rebecca Ferguson, and Patrick Stewart.
Rotton Tomatoes: 87%
Round up: The life of young Alex is turned upside-down when he finds and pulls King Arthur’s famous Excalibur sword from it’s stone. He, along with the friends who join him in his new round table, and the legendary wizard Merlin come together to save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana.