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Cinema

Traditional storytelling at its most exquisite: Brooklyn reviewed

This is a film to enter your heart and your bones. And there’s not an Aston Martin in sight

7 November 2015

9:00 AM

7 November 2015

9:00 AM

Brooklyn

12A, Nationwide

Brooklyn is a wee slip of a thing compared to the Bond film, Spectre, and cost $12 million, as opposed to $300 million, but what it lacks in length, budget, pre-title stunt sequences, theme songs, sports cars, exotic locales, babes in stages of undress, villains with master plans, Omega watches, rooftops chases, speedboats and exploding buildings, it more than makes up for with real storytelling and real feeling, which you just can’t create from post-production CGI, don’t you know.

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