Period Film


Fly Me to the Moon

… balances a retro approach to onscreen romance, and indeed the romance of literally shooting for the stars, with well-earned moments of introspection and poking at the emphasis placed on


… there are certainly laughs to be had. It’s just a shame that the final product leaves you as exhausted as its lead character.


… builds historical precedent up to a rousing crescendo, with incredible acting, an intoxicating soundtrack, and a script with an indelible understanding of living life as a social party trick


The shocking historical background is engrossing enough to check this dour Scandinavian film, even if it proves to be more fascinating than the film itself, which contains a certain familiarity