We Bought a Zoo
A widowed father played by Matt Damon moves to the South Californian country and purchases a zoo with his family
On Film4: 31 Aug 6:25PM
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.
Jack Reynor is Richard, a star athlete who has just left secondary school when a drunken encounter threatens to ruin his future. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson, What Richard Did marks Reynor as an extraordinary new talent as a young man who quickly becomes
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