Critic Review - Daily Mirror [UK]

While nice to look at, it's also a very tedious slice of magical realism lacking in tension, suspense and, indeed, magic.

October 3, 2008 Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Comments (2)
Daily Mirror [UK]


Sonia Bourdon

Sonia Bourdon

Perhaps you didn't get the right perspective. It wasn't really about the "magical" story/adventure that Roy and Alexandra weave together, but instead the relationship they develop together through their imagination.

This wasn't meant to be a 'Harry Potter'/'X-Men' sort of film. It was meant to be a story about a beautiful friendship between two seemingly different people.

Well that's my perspective anyway : )
I would elaborate further, but you seem to have a more superficial outlook towards films.

Oct 18 - 10:36 PM

Maestro Drake

Maestro Drake

This definitely reminded me of the wizard of oz. More like Oz for adults since the idea of suicide and infidelity is presented here.

I get the feeling of those classic steampunk novels I read. A time of revolution and a time of change when the world is a much larger place and we would play cowboys or indians and you could see the beauty of the world through Tarsem's eyes.

I agree with you. This critic must have never went to the theater, I mean stage not screen.

Dec 26 - 04:11 PM

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