How fantastic it is to see a movie where one of the core messages is that society should highly value education and intelligence, making America a place where anyone can strive to rise above what they’ve been dealt instead of hurtling towards an idiocracy.
I would’ve preferred to see a documentary movie, period, instead of this dramatic recreation.
In the end, “Lion” sadly feels like nothing more than a strained, contrived tearjerker.
The movie is sort of a morality play / sci-fi romance that offers plenty of food for thought as well as entertaining escapism.
Low budget films lend themselves well to survivalist, zombie laden subject matter, and “Here Alone” fits perfectly within that genre.
LOUISA: LOUISA SAYS: Disney’s animated musical “Moana” is formulaic. Happily, it’s the new Disney formula rather than the old fashioned Disney formula. That’s to say