"Glory Road" is formulaic but effective, touched with a fondness for faith and religion. The energy of the first hour dissipates by the time of the big tournament, but this story of young men blessed with a great opportunity -- and their forced camaraderie through shared circumstances -- makes for an entertaining film.
- January 13, 2006 |
Writer/director Christopher Quinn chose to focus on just three “lost boys” in his award-winning documentary, God Grew Tired of Us. After arriving in America, John Bul Dau, Panther Bior and Daniel Abul Pach soon discover how lonely life can be in this country, and how very hard people work, just to stay alive
- January 12, 2007 |
This is a kid-friendly movie that will delight the younger ones and appeal to those who don’t think they are “too cool” to see a movie about man’s best friend. I wish I would have seen this with my nieces and nephew, because I know they would have laughed at parts I didn’t even realize were funny.
- October 10, 2003 |
The Greek meaning of entertain is “to inform with delight.” Lord willing, a new generation of filmmakers will begin turning the pendulum and elevating the hearts and minds of their patrons, rather than bringing them further into the gutter with films like Good Luck Chuck.
- September 21, 2007 |
With a very humanistic tone, "A Good Year" seems to imply that trading the fast life for a more leisurely pace is the big answer. And yet we know that that kind of existence - if it’s only about women and wine as it is in this film's scenario - is also empty in the end.
- November 10, 2006 |