Controversial documentary on Donald Trump’s Scottish project.
Opening with a flashback to the attack on King Fergus (Billy Connolly) by the demon bear Mordu before fast-forwarding to present-day (well, 10th century) Scotland to witness the King being teased by his daughter, Princess Merida (Kelly Macdonald), the deft mix of drama and comedy in Disney Pixar’s latest animation, Brave, is evident from the outset.
The significance in the title of Niall MacCormickâ€™s coming of age comedy, Albatross, is not immediately clear. However, within this beautifully written and warm film lies some touching insights into growing up, friendship and the burdens that many people carry, sometimes unaware of the â€˜albatross around their neckâ€™.
Tragedy can send shockwaves throughout an entire community, especially in a small, secluded town. Angels Crest, the fictional town where this particular tale is set, follows the people who are affected by a dreadful event, offering a host of strong characters, but ultimately failing to build on a very promising start.