Outstanding acting, beautifully shot and sensitively directed. Poignantly powerful. A movie that stays with you,
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
It was boring!!! Very poor acting.
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
A waste of great casting and performances in this terribly paced and poorly plotted story. Conceptually, it's a great premise for a story, but producer, writer and director Robert Budreau missed a huge opportunity to make this a great film, had he at least consulted a seasoned filmmaker for much needed improvements in his writing and directing.
His story lacked cohesion, intrigue or any suspense. It was told in a static, inconsistent and bland "as a matter of fact" style, that dismisses any opportunity to become captivated or invested, especially when the normally comfortable 90 min runtime dragged on and on with slow pacing and too much filler for the little substance this film had to offer. This film could've easily been cut down to a short film, and it would by more appealing and enjoyable. Budreau's choice of depressing drab colors and poor cinematography just made matters worse. You can also tell he failed to direct his cast properly, especially Marisa Tomei, who seemed lost and out of place in most scenes, as well as some ridiculous dialogue Budreau wrote for her character as well as Stephan James' character. It's a generous 6/10 from me, mostly going to the great cast who did their best with what they were given.
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Stephan James and Marisa Tomei acting was fabulous.
Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Just no. The only good thing about this movie was Travis Fimmel's performance. Marissa Tomei appears to have based her character on sheriff Woody. Stephan James' portrayal of a person in the spectrum is just offensive, stereotypical and overacted, i.e. the duck-like waddle.
I found myself chuckling during serious scenes and had to fight the urge to walk out on multiple occasions.