Boy A (2007) Review

Boy A is both an interesting and brave film. Handled differently, it could have very easily gone a different way and become a shocking, mock-biopic, too close to real life to be taken seriously. Instead, we get a film that is well-thought out, underplays the drama and actually, somehow, makes you feel sorry for a character that many would write off from the beginning. It’s also very brave because it mirrors true-events so closely. Most people in Britain, over the age of maybe 20, would know the story of James Bulger and the two young boys who murdered him. They went to … Continue reading Boy A (2007) Review