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MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN (12A, 127 mins)
Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L Jackson
But Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children does have one thing going for it: it is directed by Tim Burton, the madcap Gothic stylist behind Edward Scissorhands and Alice In Wonderland.
His uniquely creepy vision should set it apart from Divergent, The Maze Runner and all the other pretenders to Harry Potter’s crown, but one of Burton’s most distinctive attributes, as well as his genius for design, is that he can’t tell a crisp, clear, story.
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