Sparks and Embers Reviews

October 26, 2017
The romantic sparks never fly, Hesme's accent fails to charm and the storytelling feels clumsy and contrived.
December 24, 2015
Marshall and Hesme prove amiable company, but the gags they get are so ropey that it's all too easy to become distracted by the film's hazy grasp of the capital's geography.
December 20, 2015
A mildly diverting confection for a rainy day, and something that may find a more suitable home on the small screen.
December 20, 2015
A slightly naff British romcom that attempts to weld the beginning/end of the affair structure of Blue Valentine to some Richard Curtis-lite South Bank soppiness.
December 17, 2015
Although there is amusing sexual tension between French corporate cost-cutter Eloise (Annelise Hesme) and sacked music company marketer Tom (Kris Marshall, who was in Love, Actually long ago), there are no surprises here.
December 17, 2015
The movie is competently put together, like a TV commercial, but the dialogue and characterisation are pretty unbearable, a Google Translate version of English, spoken by characters who are almost but not exactly like human beings.
December 15, 2015
There's nothing particularly offensive about Sparks and Embers... The problem is there's no real charm, originality or insight