Film Review: What Maisie Knew

Posted on by 5WC in Film

It’s strange that for some reason I have actually been avoiding What Maisie Knew. Available through Curzon’s Home Cinema service, I’d get a few cycles into the trailer and would just switch off. My mind was made up, this wasn’t for me. So I’d pass onto the next film. And I really can’t explain why I was being so judgemental, why I had created such strong preconceived ideas.

I spoke previously about how I have a list of films based upon Empire Magazine’s recommendations, and it was when “reviewing” it that I discovered What Maisie Knew was on their list. And so, even though I wasn’t expecting to enjoy it, I gave it a go. I offered it the chance to change my mind and by heck, it did that with spades on. Read more