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Our film critic, Ben Peyton, heads to the cinema to review the latest blockbusters 

Ben Peyton is a former actor (a regular in The Bill) and now a full-time husband, dad and film critic living in Surrey. You can visit Ben at his website and follow him on Twitter.

Toy Story 4

Almost 25 years since we first met Woody, Buzz, Bo Peep, Jessie and the rest of the gang in the original Toy Story, and nearly a decade on from the last instalment, those clever people at Pixar bring us the much-anticipated Toy Story 4. Ben Peyton checks it out here.


Ben Peyton heads to see new film, Yesterday. Will it be an endearing and entertaining new rom-com around the music of the fab four, or is Yesterday destined to be old news?

Spider-Man: Far from home

Spinning into the Marvel Cinematic Universe after the epic events of Avengers: Endgame comes Spider-Man: Far From Home, the first of Marvel’s offerings since big, bad, purple baddy Thanos himself got snapped. Ben Peyton heads to the cinema to find out more.


Dave Bautista’s gruff, grizzled grumpy cop, Vic, is a man on a mission. Fuelled by revenge, he’s been hunting criminal Teijo (Uwais) for several months and finally begins to get somewhere when an informant tells him of an upcoming drug deal that Teijo’s overseeing. Ben Peyton reviews Stuber.

The Lion King

2019 marks the silver anniversary of The Lion King animation, and so Disney present us with the gift of another remake of one of their most beloved films. Taking pride of place on the silver screen is director Jon Favreau’s computer generated vision of this African adventure, with The Lion King.

The Angry Birds 2

Based on the phenomenally successful mobile phone game of the same name, The Angry Birds return in a sequel to 2016’s hit animation.