Only granted a full one star as I was thoroughly in the mood for some Christmas rubbish. Warning: do not watch if you’re Scottish.
Unsurprisingly, this film looks gorgeous, has some brilliant performances and tells a story which is significantly undertold.
So why did I find it so dull and indulgent? It's on the tip of being something truly stunning but I found it was testing the viewer in their perseverance of watching the journey as much as the story was testing the lead character.
The beginning act I thought was a remarkable piece of story telling, layered with shots of the beauty the…
This film looks stunning and is so rich in so much... so why does most of it go over my head?
I admit that I've loathed the hype over this story. With any film it makes me cautious in what I read and see about it but there was no escaping La La Land- and that had a significant impact on how I felt about the film (sadly).
One thing that really gets my goat about this film is all…