Tintin

A Walk Through Budapest

  It’s time to celebrate Hungary’s freedom at the moment; the streets may be awash with national flags and displays of folk-dancing, but twenty four years isn’t a very long time, and memories of the Communist occupation (replacing the Nazi occupation) are understandably long and vivid. It doesn’t help that you can still see plenty […]

Re:View – ‘Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn’

First, the obvious question; why didn’t they shoot it live action instead of going with dead-eyed rubbery motion capture in the style of the ghastly ‘Polar Express’? After the first twenty minutes an answer emerges – such is the feverish ADD pacing of the new Tintin film that no live action adventure would ever have […]