A still from Frozen II (category I), directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and with lead characters voiced by Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell.

Frozen II film review: Elsa, Anna return in inevitable sequel to Disney’s animated blockbuster

  • The animation is the best thing about Frozen II – the rich red and gold leaves of the forest look beautiful next to the steely blue ice
  • A lot of love and affection has gone into making the sequel, which takes some risks but suffers from our familiarity with its characters
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A still from Frozen II (category I), directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and with lead characters voiced by Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell.
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Ian McKellen in a scene from The Good Liar (category: IIB), directed by Bill Condon and co-starring Helen Mirren.

The Good Liar film review: Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren co-star in disappointing con-artist thriller

  • This adaptation of Nicholas Searle’s 2015 novel about a ruthless con artist who targets a retired widow is badly let down by gaping holes in the plot
  • McKellen and Mirren, appearing together in a film for the first time, are always watchable, however
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Ian McKellen in a scene from The Good Liar (category: IIB), directed by Bill Condon and co-starring Helen Mirren.
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