New Year, New Movies #15: X+Y= All the Feels

After the triple bill of doom on Sunday, a friend recommended this: “Well, there’s death and autism in it, but it’s really uplifting”…. Okaaaaaay….

January 20, 2016

19. X + Y, 2013


This is the film I was hoping Boychoir would be. Yes there’s autism, yes there’s death and yes the ending is a little too unbelievably happy (slash unrealistic) but the cast do a fantastic job. Sally Hawkins and Eddie Marsan are as wonderful as ever, I’m never really sure about Rafe Spall, but Asa Butterfield is scary good for someone so young. 4/5.

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