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A Monster Calls (2016)

A close fried of Guillermo del Toro, it’s easy to see why director J. A. Bayona was drawn to adapting A Monster Calls. A fanciful and chilling tale about a child in turmoil that flits between grim reality and dark fantasy, Patrick Ness’…

The Theory of Everything (2014)

The Theory of Everything is certainly not an art film. If one blinks through one's tears and awe, it's probably not even one of the best movies of the year. But it is surely destined to be one of the best remembered, and most loved. It's…

The Theory of Everything (2014)

Given his famous ‘robotic’ American voice, it is easy to forget that renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is actually British, not to mention that amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - the disease that put him in a wheelchair - is the…

The Invisible Woman (2013)

An unexciting secret Do not look for passion in Ralph Fiennes' second outing as director. It's a tepid account of Charles Dickens' thirteen-year affair with a young actress, Ellen Ternan, in which the children's costumes, the Victorian…

Breathe In (2013)

No. Just . . . . . . no. It was all feeling so right, so right, and then it all went so wrong. Breathe In is yet another movie about a mid-life crisis happening to an otherwise happy fella (Keith, played by Guy Pearce). To say it's all…

Hysteria (2011)

Orgasms, apparently women have them as well as men. I won't go into the mechanics of it all, but suffice to say, men cannot always assist a woman with this, the most natural of bodily functions, and so they turn to the aid of mechanical…