Wild Child (2008)

Wild Child
Director: Nick Moore
Writer: Lucy Dahl
Cast: Emma Roberts, Lexi Ainsworth, Shelby Young, Johnny Pacar, Aidan Quinn, Natasha Richardson, Georgia King, Kimberley Nixon, Juno Temple, Sophie Wu, Linzey Cocker, Shirley Henderson, Alex Pettyfer, Nick Frost
Seen on: 30.11.2019

Plot:
Poppy (Emma Roberts) lost her mother and ever since she has gone from spoiled to unbearable. When her father Gerry (Aidan Quinn) is at the end of his wits, he sends her to boarding school in England – her mother’s boarding school. Poppy is not on board with that plan, so she quickly resolves to do everything in her power to get expelled and back home. But while she doesn’t leave a very good impression, the school, the girls and the headmaster’s cute son (Alex Pettyfer) do start to grow on her.

Wild Child is a cute teen film about belonging and growing (up) that doesn’t tread any new ground whatsoever, but it is entertaining enough.

The film poster showing Poppy (Emma Roberts) with a shocked expression in a very chique outfit. Behind her are four girls in school uniform and a prim teacher.
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Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)

Cockneys vs Zombies
Director: Matthias Hoene
Writer: James Moran, Lucas Roche
Cast: Rasmus Hardiker, Harry Treadaway, Alan Ford, Michelle Ryan, Georgia King, Honor Blackman, Ashley Bashy Thomas
Part of: /slash Filmfestival

Plot:
Terry (Rasmus Hardiker) and Andy (Harry Treadaway) are brothers and have been brought up by their grandfather (Alan Ford) who is now living in a retirement home. But that home is threatened by real estate development. Since the boys don’t want to see their grandfather living anywhere else, they decide that they would rob a bank with the help of their cousin Katy (Michelle Ryan) and Mental Mickey (Ashley Bashy Thomas). But in the middle of that robbery, the zombie apocalypse happens and suddenly they face quite a different challenge.

Cockneys vs. Zombies is fun, even if it doesn’t quite reach the comedic heights of Shaun of the Dead. But I did have a very good time.

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