Film Review: Arthur & Mike

Posted on by 5WC in Film

Arthur & Mike is very much a case of picking a film on the basis of the trailer and the cast rather than listening, reading or accepting the reviews of critics and public alike. My thought process went like this: trailer doesn’t look too bad, I like Emily Blunt, and while I’m not the biggest fan of Colin Firth, I find him a bit wooden, he doesn’t usually make bad films. However, there is always an exception to the rule and Arthur & Mike is it.

Sadly, I should have listened to the panning reviews that seem to litter the internet before I sat down and watched this. Arthur & Mike is shocking. It’s almost difficult to find a redeeming feature. Part of me doesn’t even know how to start describing to you my feelings and thoughts, simply because there are so many ways into the torrent of problems I have with this film, there is almost too much choice!
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