The Girl on the Train (Cinema Review)

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15 – 112mins – 2016 


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.

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

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12A – 127mins – 2016 – 3D


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!

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