Catherine Shoard

Catherine Shoard

    The pre-eminence of "12 Years a Slave" and space saga "Gravity" may be the reason behind the delayed release of some of the most anticipated films.

    There's something about this film's churn of goo and grit that lingers ambivalently and makes it difficult to digest.

    After Chocolat, What's Eating Gilbert Grape? and The Cider House Rules, Lasse Hallström moves on to the fish course.