Saturday August 15, 2020

Bare bones are not so heavenly

At first glance, the coming together of one of the most groundbreaking film directors of recent times, Peter Jackson, and Alice Sebold’s best-selling, hippy-gothic novel The Lovely Bones is a match made in movie heaven. But the resulting film - part-

20th February, 2010

At first glance, the coming together of one of the most groundbreaking film directors of recent times, Peter Jackson, and Alice Sebold’s best-selling, hippy-gothic novel The Lovely Bones is a match made in movie heaven. But the resulting film - part-Hitchcockian thriller, part-Disney fantasia - is a misfiring mess.

Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) is a happy 14-year-old who lives with her mum and dad (Mark Wahlberg and Rachel Weisz) in a sunny 1970s...

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