At The Movies for Wednesday 26 September 2018
AT THE MOVIES #744 PARENTS, CHILDREN (AND A SPY)
Dan Slevin reviews the Disney re-imagining of Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin, the return of Rowan Atkinson’s inept super-spy, Johnny English Strikes Again, the online thriller Searching and a Japanese anime about the emotional fragility of early childhood, Mirai.
Ewan McGregor plays the adult version of the child who befriended Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, Piglet etc and who is surprised to find them all back in his life.
Johnny English Strikes Again is the latest in the Rowan Atkinson franchise about an inept British spy.
John Cho plays a widowed father whose daughter goes missing in Searching.
Mirai is a new Japanese anime told from the point of view of a four-year-old boy forced to confront the arrival of a new baby sister.