Fast & Furious 6
Director Justin Lin takes the high-speed action franchise to London, with Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson along for the ride
Casper was always one of the wetter cartoon creations, the jokes deriving from people actually being scared of the moon-faced little sprite, when all he wanted was a friend. This big budget take actually improves on the wispy premise, thanks mainly to the good people at Industrial Light and Magic, who do a great job in creating special effects and characters that interact so well with the 'human' world they inhabit. It is a pity they are wasted on a predictable plot (lame haunted house stuff) and a lazy script.
Only Ricci, strange gothic child that she is, gets close to shining next to the animation.
Film4.com editor Catherine Bray find a lot to like about Hirokazu Kore-eda's ninth feature Hirokazu Kore-eda's Like Father Like Son is, like Asghar Farhadi's The Past, a Competition film whose basic
Film4.com editor Catherine Bray gives her thoughts on Asghar Farhadi's The Past My third Competition film seems the most likely Palme d'Or contender so far: Iranian auteur Asghar Farhadi's The Past