An old-fashioned confection of kindly wish-fulfilment, Country Magic appeals to the enduring desire that small miracles might somewhere, and somehow, occur.
S-27, while committed and sometimes compelling, lacks detail, credibility and grit.
Witchcraft is definitely not for the linguistically faint-hearted, nor for those who can't handle a few clunking plot-devices.
In December 1978, with the Winter of Discontent in full swing, three generations of a working-class family gather in a living-room in Hull. Patriarch Dad is in denial about his wife’s mental and physical degeneration, full of bellicose jollity about … Continued