A Monster Calls

Where do I start reviewing a film that left me so emotionally devastated? A Monster Calls, directed by J.A Bayona, is easily one of the saddest, most beautiful films about loss I’ve ever witnessed. As a book fanatic, I’d heard about the tale but never gotten round to reading the novel. Fortunately for purists everywhere, the film’s screenplay was penned by Patrick Ness, who wrote the book. I’m an oddly emotional guy and this film destroyed me, leaving me the last one in the screening with my head in my hands, sobbing uncontrollably. Continue reading “A Monster Calls”