Review: A Monster In Paris (2011)

Filmmakers everywhere appear to be feeling nostalgic for the heyday of cinema. Last year alone we were treated to three big cinematic treats revelling in the sumptuousness of the early 20th century: Midnight in Paris, The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec and Hugo. This year, from French animator and director Bibo Bergeron, comes A Monster In Paris: a pleasingly concocted ode to Paris and early cinema – the work of George Mèliés in particular.

An introverted cinema projectionist, Emile (Jay Harrington), and his pronounced inventer friend, Raoul (Adam Goldberg), find themselves responsible for a monster, Continue reading “Review: A Monster In Paris (2011)”