The comical aspects of Dickens’ autobiographical novel is enhanced in this 14th adaptation of the story of a writer, from birth through troubles to true love & success.
Emily Dickinson emerges as a young woman & poet who loves best friend Sue & struggles against her mother who wants her to marry & her father who is against her poems being published.
This whitewash of the duplicitous showman PT Barnum is saved by its tuneful music & its sympathetic treatment of the “freaks” whom he exploited., the latter refusing to accept their rejection by society.
This biopic depicts the life and loves of England’s great but eccentric landscape painter J.M.W. Turner during his last 30+ years in the first half of the 19th century.
PG-13. Our ratings: V -2; L -4; S/N -3. Running time: 1 hour 50 min. Then the Lord said to Cain, ‘Where is your brother Abel?’ He said, ‘I do not know; am I my brother’s keeper?’ Genesis 4:9 Then God spoke all these words: I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the …