Saturday, 22 February 2014

One Chance DVD and Blu-ray Short Review

4 stars for this fascinating insight into the life of a reality TV star.One Chance cover
One Chance is directed by David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Marley and Me) and written by Justin Zackham (The Bucket List, The Big Wedding).
This charming and funny British film tells the story of Paul Potts (James Corden - The History Boys, Gavin and Stacey), the winner of the first series of Britain's Got Talent in 2007.
Paul grew up in Port Talbot , the son of a steel worker and spent his formative years being relentlessly chased by bullies, both for his size and for his love of opera. This is fairly quickly dealt with, glossed over even and we fast forward to 2004.
One Chance phone shopWhile his mother (Julie Walters - Mama Mia!, Harry Potter series) is very supportive of his intended career, his father (Colm Meaney - Con Air, Layer Cake) is not so keen, feeling that he should find himself a proper job at the local steelworks.
Read the rest of the review over at Road Rash Reviews.

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