LEMONY SNICKET’S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS

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If your are planning on going to see a happy, festive film over the holidays, perhaps it would be best to avoid LEMONY SNICKET’S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS. Instead, go and see THE POLAR EXPRESS or something less unhappy and tragic. Indeed, the story of the Baudelaire children is not a happy tale by any stretch of the imagination….

Worry not dear readers, despite the sound of the opening of my review I am not panning the movie by any stretch of the imagination (its actually very good) instead, in my own way, aping the deliciously downbeat opening of this superior fantasy. The initial voiceover from narrator Snicket (Jude Law, shrouded in shadow) starts the movie off as it means to go on- this is not a place for happy endings, only brief escapes from misery. The story concerns the Baudelaire children- inventor Violet, book worm Klaus and little nipper (or biter) Sunny. Following the mysterious ]]>

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