The Girl on the Train (Cinema Review)

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15 – 112mins – 2016 


SAUCE CODE

While Paula Hawkins’ fragmentary whodunit is undeniably compulsive and as easy to devour as a surreptitious mid-morning vodka supped from a sports bottle, the inexcusably immoral and downright rotten dramatis personae ultimately meant that this beloved and bestselling thriller failed to garner any emotional response from me.

… Keep Scuttling!

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Cinema Review)

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12A – 127mins – 2016 – 3D


IN THE LOOP

Ballerina, Storks, Trolls, Sing, and Moana. Four colourful, predominantly tuneful CG ‘toons which the marketing bods at Cineworld thought were perfectly suited to trail ahead of Tim Burton’s latest dark surrealist fantasy. Now, I appreciate that Miss Peregrine’s features children – even in its curiosity-piquing but less-than-punchy title – but this does not automatically a children’s film make!

… Keep Scuttling!