This Christmas is hauling all the festivities into the realms of entertainment without sparing any boredom. The year is absolutely fantastic, especially for movie lovers as it is almost non-stop, the release of Christmas movies. In between the festivities, you may be confused about which movie you should select and watch.
Well, do not worry at all. We are here to help you with it, and after reading this article, you will definitely have a movie in your hand that you can cherish later in front of the fireplace. We have brought The Amazing Mr. Blunden. Nope. This is not the classic 1972 one, but the remake of it, the 2021 release. You will know whether it is worth watching it or not.
What Do You Need to Know About The Amazing Mr. Blunden?
The Amazing Mr. Blunden is a television movie released for the Christmas of 2021. The movie is the remake of the 1972 film of the same name. Written and directed by Mark Gatiss, the protagonist of the movie, Mr. Blunden is portrayed by the English actor Simon Callow. The movie was released on December 24, 2021, in Sky Max and Sky Showcase and had 90 minutes running time. Scroll down for the review of the movie.
Why Are Fans Talking About The Amazing Mr. Blunden?
The plot follows the story of two teenagers from London named Lucy and Jaimie. Mr. Blunden, a mysterious old man, gives their mother a job in a derelict house that is believed to be haunted. The story later shows both Lucy and Jaimie having an encounter with two ghosts, which appear to be the spirit of two children named George and Sara.
They time traveled from an early period to ask for help in order to save themselves from their carers, Mr. and Mrs. Wickens, who was planning to murder them. Mr. Blunden was then found to be the principal factor behind their rescue.
This plot could itself arouse interest in you. The movie later shows the brother’s and sister’s journey to help the other brother and sister from the other time. This sibling love will definitely move you. Even though the movie falls under horror fantasy, it is not at all scary. So, you could definitely watch it with kids. In fact, the movie itself is made for kids.
Mark Gatiss did a fantastic job writing and directing this movie. He has not at all missed anything emotional and suspenseful in his script. Moreover, he has added a pinch of magic to his directorial job, which made this movie special. He also did the evil Mr. Wickens perfectly too.No one other than Simon Hallow could be imagined as Mr. Blunden. The child artists also deserve applause, especially Lucy.
The film itself could change your life if you allow it to melt it in your hearts. Furthermore, the film can also be a way for redemption with its beautiful message: “Learn from the past and act on the future”. You now know why fans are really talking about The Amazing Mr. Blunden.
Where Can You Watch The Amazing Mr. Blunden?
The movie was first released in Sky Max and Sky Showcase. It is not clear whether they are streaming the movie currently. However, you can watch The Amazing Mr. Blunden in Amazon Prime Video’s UK version.
Who Are in The Amazing Mr. Blunden?
The Amazing Mr. Blunden hasn’t failed to create a spectacular cast. English actor Simon Callow plays the amazing Mr. Blunden, and the writer and director of the movie Mark Gattis play the evil Mr. Wickens. Lucy and Jaimie are performed by Tsion Habte and Jason Rennie, respectively. Spike Fern and India Fowler performed George and Sara, and Mrs. Wickens is portrayed as Tamsin Greig.