The Village, Episode 3…the drama is slowly unfurling.
I don’t know why I started watching Mary and Max. Just hearing the name makes you think of perhaps a twee little children’s programme. It is, however, anything but that. And it’s not a children’s show. Its clay animation movie. (SPOILERS BELOW!)
Just another review of BBC’s the Village. I’ve already reviewed Episode 1 of the series. It’s the previous entry to this blog…
In this series, we are introduced to Bert, the second oldest man in Britain who is being interviewed for a television show. Hence, we are transported back to the bygone age of pre-war Britain, a time illuminated before our eyes in tv programmes such as Downton Abbey. Well, if you wanted a ice-cream pudding with chocolate sauce that is Downton Abbey, then THE VILLAGE is not for you. This tells the story of life in a small Derbyshire village in 1914.
During the Easter break, I went with my family to the cinema and we watched the Croods. It is the latest offering from Dreamworks, whose previous offerings included The Prince of Egypt, How to Train Your Dragon and the plethora of Shrek movies. (SPOILERS, BEWARE!) Continue reading