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For the Love of Film...

Welcome to my review website. I love movies, and here’s the place I talk about them. You’ll find my ratings, on a scale of zero to five stars, in all of my posts. For each film, I’ve written either a full critique, which is a longer piece; a compact review, which is usually just a paragraph; or a quick take, which is only a sentence or two. I also post articles about the world of cinema on my film blog.

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Martian Child

Martian Child

Martian Child tells the tale of a widower in pretty much a by-the-numbers manner, but with several of the numbers missing. John Cusack is usually reliable, but he has neither a good script nor an able director with which to work here. The adopted son, portrayed convincingly by young Bobby Coleman, is likewise left without much decent material. Not recommended.

*½ (out of *****)

©2018 David R. George III


2007 • 1 HOUR, 46 MINUTES
NEW LINE CINEMA • HANNAH RACHEL PRODUCTION SERVICES • MERADIN ZWEITE PRODUCTIONS

STARRING
• JOHN CUSACKAMANDA PEET

ALSO STARRING
• SOPHIE OKONEDOOLIVER PLATTBOBBY COLEMANJOAN CUSACK

WRITTEN BY
• SETH BASS & JONATHAN TOLINS (SCREENPLAY)
• DAVID GERROLD (BASED ON “THE MARTIAN CHILD” BY)

DIRECTED BY
• MENNO MEYJES

NO 2007 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS

Julie & Julia

Julie & Julia

(500) Days of Summer

(500) Days of Summer