Film Review: This Beautiful Fantastic

Simon Aboud’s sophomore picture This Beautiful Fantastic is amiable but forgettable. The film paints a twee picture, which provides decent escapism. Bella Brown is a library assistant who dreams of being a children’s author. In her real life, she must contend with a cantankerous old neighbour and his dispute with her garden, whilst falling for a library patron… Writer and […]

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Film Review: T.S. Spivet

Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s adaptation of Reif Larson’s novel is a disarming film. T.S. Spivet is a wonderful adventure. Young T.S. Spivet lives with his beetle-obsessed mother, cowboy father and teenage sister on a ranch in Montana. T.S. is invited to the Smithsonian on account of winning a prize for his invention. He deliberates making the trip without the knowledge of his […]

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