In The Heart of the Sea (12A) | Close-Up FIlm Review

Opening with a scene that recalls Spielberg’s sea set masterpiece Jaws. Is probably not a good idea. That Great White Beast of a film is impossible to match and Ron Howard could really have done without it lurking under the waters of his choppy sea-faring yarn In the Heart of the Sea.

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Song of the Sea (PG) | Home Ents Review

Drowned amongst July’s justified Inside Out adulation, Tomm ‘The Secret of Kells” Moore’s enchanting fable is arguably the superior film. Animated as though you’re viewing the art form for the first time, with stunning 2-D cardboard theatre effects that reflect both the intimacy of the story being told, and the majesty of a folklore which takes in sights such as heartbroken giants turned to stone.

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