Wall-E (2008, dir. Andrew Stanton)

A beat-up robot falls in love with a sleek new model. Superior SF comedy/romance from Pixar; the last hour is knockaboutĀ fun with an environmental/healthy living message, but the first 30 minutes is a sublime silent (apart from music from Hello, Dolly! of all things) movie of its own.

Sing (2016, dir. Garth Jennings)

A hapless theatre owner tries one last time to save his dreams. Its hoary premise aside, and some charmless character design notwithstanding, this is a chirpy jukebox musical hitting all the right feelgood notes, with a handful of quality jokes.

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Storks (2016, dir. Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland)

A corporate stork and a young woman have to deliver a baby. Though intermittently hilarious (the wolves are good, and there are some beautifully random jokes) this is an odd beast with a complicated set-up that has little inner logic. The usual heartwarming lessons learned, though.

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Peter Pan (1953, dir. Clyde Geronimo, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske & Jack Kinney)

Three children journey with Peter Pan to battle Captain Hook in Neverland. Okay minor Disney cartoon with one unfortunately dated song and dance sequence. A greatest-hits version of the story.

Finding Dory (2016, dir. Andrew Stanton & Angus MacLane)

Forgetful Dory goes on an epic journey when she remembers her parents. Gorgeous visuals and packed with gags, even if the short-term amnesia jokes are overloaded. A decent though unsurprising sequel with a scene-stealing octopus and Sigourney Weaver.