It’s horrifying in a way, because you have to keep guessing if Luce is a saint or a monster — and you will likely be wrong.
There’s a positive message and admirable ambition at the heart of the film, and it’s hard to criticize that.
Want to see a movie that pulses with an abundance of pure creativity and vision? This is it.
This family-friendly drama is sweet, smart, funny, and charming, the cinematic equivalent of a snuggly, cozy sweater.
A long-winded spiritual journey towards inner peace and healing that’s crammed full of preachy, sermon-like moments that are supposed to be uplifting.
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.