Legitimately one of the most gorgeous films ever made.
Powell and Pressburger really just had a eye for the fantastical that was miles beyond a lot of their contemporaries.
The Ballet Sequence and ending are seared into my mind.
A brilliant high steaks blockbuster episode of Doctor Who with a great villian in the Toy maker creating an unpredictable blast.
Great call backs to the past while looking to the future. David and Catherine have carried on a brilliant run from their original time as if 2008 was 5 minutes ago.
Loved the new Unit base with the Random robot (seems prime for a spin off).
Some iffy wibbly wobbly regen shenanigans aside it allowed for Ncuti Gatwa to…
A confectionary delight. Its as lovingly crafted as the chocolate made in the film.
The songs were catchy. Paul King proves there is room for this kind of care still to be put in good old fashioned family entertainment.
Timothy Chocolaate finally gets to show a lighter side to him and he really sells the whimsey.
A great film for everyone this Christmas season.
Theres elements here that work but not like this.
It never commits to a tone. Its not funny enough to be a satire and it doesn't give its characters enough agency for it to be an effective Drama.
Pheonix is miscast. Its ment to span a long period of time but he looks like a 50 year old man throughout. Vanessa Kirby is strong enough in what she's given but she's given so little to really showcase her characters hold…