A new film about heartland New Zealand provides a rare
insight into the changing shed, writes Tom McKinlay.
Being based on a true story is a bit of double-edged sword
for a movie: we all know that truth is stranger than fiction
so it often provides the best storylines but it is those
little words ''based on'' that are the kicker.
Not to be confused with a dance rooted in African tradition
and synonymous with Brazilian culture, Samba is both the name
of the lead character and a comment on contemporary European
Well, the production designer must have been over the moon
when handed the script for Get Well Soon.
First of all, in the interests of fairness: I have never been
able to stomach the SpongeBob cartoon.
Why are children's fairy tales so potent that they are retold
over and over, and major studios can shore up their balance
sheets by remaking works from decades earlier?
X + Y (Rialto and Metro) is one of those deeply
satisfying movies that you can turn over in your mind
afterwards and it still stands up. Indeed, the more you think
on it, the better it becomes.
If you love to see actors wig up and play French aristocrats
then you will be racing to see A Little Chaos (Metro),
which is as rich a costume drama as you could hope for.
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