Hollywood has a tendency to sugar coat even the best source material, but A Monster Calls is impressively heavy. For what is nominally a kids film it pulls no punches, as a boy is painfully forced to watch his mother die of cancer. The Monster in question is a huge living tree who visits the child at night to ready him for the end, striding down from atop the moorland each evening.Read More
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