With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one loses a daughter.
Drama, Crime, Mystery
Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney, Kevin Chapman, Tom Guiry, Emmy Rossum, Spencer Treat Clark, Andrew Mackin, Adam Nelson, Robert Wahlberg, Jenny O’Hara, John Doman
Screw the critics and Academy Award nominations, this film was…was…lame? All in all the acting was well done as well as the directing, but the meat of the movie was completely predictable and the “end” of the movie was just down right ridiculous. I blame this on a weak story.
I can see how some folks thought this was a phenomenal movie, good cast, good idea for a story and so on, but the reality is they try to create doubt and confusion over Dave Boyle, but in just watching the film you know that is not possible based on the details presented alone. They talk about the trunk of the car, but if you pay attention in the film you know it has nothing to do with the issue at hand (trying not to spoil anything here).
I am thankful it was a Netflix rental as I almost saw this in the theater. Had I done that I would have been bitching and complaining the whole way home.
Please, screenwriters, directors, actors, please come up with something good in the next year. I cannot take anymore of this mediocrity we see every other weekend at the box office.