Haunting tale unhinged by heavy-handed symbolism.
SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: When it surfaces—which is almost instantly—you will want to love the central metaphor director Jeff Nichols sets up in Take Shelter, his lugubrious, heavy-footed follow up to Shotgun Stories. You might try to ignore the...
A lot less interesting than it should have been, given the fascinating subject matter.
In this faithful, perhaps overly faithful, adaptation of Toni Morrison`s novel, Oprah Winfrey plays Sethe, who is ekeing out a living on a farm near Cincinatti with her daughter, Denver, Kimberly Elise. The year is 1873 - eight years after the...