With solid performances and a sensitive screenplay, "The Valley" offers a window overlooking a heartbreakingly common situation whose signs remain elusive.
The film’s nihilistic last act will leave some viewers cold but, from a pure storytelling perspective, the movie engages throughout.
Frears hasn’t just made an historical recreation; he has made a movie containing a message with universal implications.
U.S. Release Date: 2015-07-29
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Director: Jonathan M. Goldstein & John Francis Daley
Cast: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steel Stebbins, Leslie Mann, Chris Hemsworth, Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Catherine Missal, Charlie Day
As with all episodic comedies, this one is hit-and-miss but there are enough "hits" to keep most viewers entertained.
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U.S. Release Date: 1993-04-23
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Nothing Objectionable)
Director: Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, and Stuart Samuels
Often, one of the most overlooked elements of a ...