Director: J.A. Bayona Starring: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Liam Neeson Running time: 108 minutes
A Monster Calls is part of the growing trend towards children’s films that don’t talk down to children, a lá Inside Out. The animated water colour storytelling sequences are inventive and truly beautiful. 2017 may have just begun, but it looks set to be a great year in film.