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5 Early Man Facts that will blow your mind!

After forty years in the industry, Aardman have proved themselves to be wizards of animation. This week, the studio behind Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run bring us their latest treat: Early Man. Featuring the vocal talents of Eddie Redmayne and Maisie Williams, Early Man is both beautiful and statistically mind-boggling.

We’ve rounded up 5 of the most incredible facts about the film’s production for you right here…

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The Star | Review

★★

Twerking doves. So, that’s what the greatest story ever told was missing! Who knew? Carlos Kotkin and Simon Moore apparently. It’s their script, at any rate, that Timothy Reckart directs in The Star: an occasionally sweet, intermittently amusing, but ultimately dim take on the Nativity tale, which places the animals front and centre. ‘Revisionist’ doesn’t cover it, stick with the school plays.

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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie | Review

★★★★

Tra la la!

To young fans of Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants book series, that hark of arrival is as familiar and welcome a caw as ‘to the Batmobile’ might be to their parents. The novels have sold more than 70m copies the world over since launching in 1997, with the series concluding at book twelve only two years ago. Given their success – Captain Underpants has been translated into over 20 languages – it’s perhaps surprising that it’s take this long for a film to materialise.

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