Ewan McGregor in Doctor Sleep (category IIB), directed by Mike Flanagan and also starring Rebecca Ferguson.

Doctor Sleep film review: The Shining sequel, starring Ewan McGregor as Jack’s son, deepens the mythology

  • Set many years after The Shining, Doctor Sleep deals with the fate of Jack’s son, still scarred by the horrific events of his childhood
  • While it lacks the claustrophobia and scares of the first film, there is something hypnotic about returning to this world
Topic |   American films

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Ewan McGregor in Doctor Sleep (category IIB), directed by Mike Flanagan and also starring Rebecca Ferguson.
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Charlize Theron voices Morticia Addams (left) and Oscar Isaac voices Gomez Addams in The Addams Family (category: IIA), directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon. Chloë Grace Moretz and Bette Midler also voice parts. Photo: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures

The Addams Family film review: animated feature’s lack of black humour means it’s low on laughs

  • A terrible script means a great voice cast of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, and Bette Midler are wasted in this latest outing for the morbid bunch
  • The quality of the animation is also uninspiring, making for a bland feature
Topic |   European films

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Charlize Theron voices Morticia Addams (left) and Oscar Isaac voices Gomez Addams in The Addams Family (category: IIA), directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon. Chloë Grace Moretz and Bette Midler also voice parts. Photo: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures
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