Film Reviews: Round Up
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (12A)
Directed by Tim Burton
VISIONARY director Tim Burton has been more miss than hit in recent years but he has finally found his cinematic stride again with this deliciously dark and creepy tale about peculiar children with extraordinary powers.
Based on Ransom Riggs’s best-selling young adult novel it centres on Jake (Asa Butterfield) who, when his grandfather (Terence Stamp) dies suddenly, goes on a quest to an island off Wales to find his granddad’s friend Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) who runs an orphanage for “peculiar” kids.
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