Mr. Turner (2014)


mr_turner_ver3“The sun is god” – Mr. Turner

Number of Times Seen – 1 (30 Dec 2014)

Brief Synopsis – Biopic of the eccentric 19th century British painter James Turner.

My Take on it – I have to admit that I’m not the biggest fan of ‘artsy’ films and this movie definitely fits that category.

I actually found this movie to be quite boring with the only redeeming factor being that Timothy Spall’s excellent acting job.

I know that there are many people who love these kind of films and I can appreciate how they could enjoy movies like this, but I just don’t.

Bottom Line -More of an artistic look at Turner’s later years than an interesting story. Was actually quite bored throughout eventhough I can see how some people would revel in this. Spall is of course excellent here.

Rating – BAFTA Worthy

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