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Posted inFilm Reviews

Monster Mush: ‘A Monster Calls’ Has Some Fine Moments, but It Never Comes Together as a Whole

This is a well-meaning movie with good heart—but it was better when it was called The Iron Giant. J.A. Bayona’s film based on the Patrick Ness book tells the tale of Conor (Lewis MacDougall), a young boy whose mother (Felicity Jones) is dying. Conor is, understandably, having issues—not just with the impending loss of his […]

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