Film reviews: Deepwater Horizon | Free State of Jones | Urban Hymn | Swiss Army Man | Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Deepwater Horizon is a heart-stopping disaster movie which exposes the culture of corporate dollar-grabbing that caused the 2010 oil rig explosion while also respecting its victims
Deepwater Horizon (12A) ****
Free State of Jones (15) ***
Urban Hymn (15) ***
Swiss Army Man (15) *
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (12A) ***
Restaging a real-life disaster for the purposes of entertainment is a tricky thing to pull off. For every intelligently handled, serious minded effort like United 93, there’s an ill-judged mess like tsunami disaster movie The Impossible or last year’s Everest –... read more
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