Cheese-loving inventor Wallace and his faithful dog Gromit have started a new bread baking business, ‘Top Bun’, with 62 West Wallaby Street now a bakery complete with ovens, robotic kneading arms and an old-fashioned windmill on the roof. Business is flourishing at Top Bun, but it’s not due to Gromit’s skills with dough; somebody has killed 12 other bakers in town. Mot that Wallace is worried. He’s dough-eyed in love with Piella Bakewell, former star of the Bake-O-Lite bread commercials. While they enjoy being the’ Toast of the Town’, Gromit soon realizes his master’s life is in jeopardy, and turns sleuth to solve the escalating murder mystery – before Wallace completes the Cereal Killer’s baker’s dozen…
One of the best W & Gs recntly
- Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death review by JD
I think there has been a lull in creative genius from the Parks camp since wrong trousers. Loaf and Death still lacks some of the comic beauty of a close shave, but this one has a sort of pathos. The slimcea girl eats too much bread and becomes bitter. You have to have grown up in the slimcea/nimble era for it to be funny but I liked it.