The final 30 minutes of this would-be Hitchcockian caper film prove unable to deliver on the promise of the early acts.
An affectionate but unremarkable biography of lyricist/writer Howard Ashman, who was in large part responsible for Disney's early-'90s renaissance.
Seimetz is trying to get at some compelling truths about the human experience but the cold, distant filmmaking style creates a barrier.
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A period piece likely to find more appeal among the Masterpiece Theater/art-house crowd than those in search of something less conventional.
The relatively straightforward bio-pic trajectory feels more like a Victorian/Edwardian era soap opera than the chronicle of a scientific pioneer.
Hanks’ script is an example of economical storytelling and the end result is a thrilling 75 minutes of the kinds of things one expects from well-made submarine movies.
A delightfully romantic flight-of-fancy that proves there’s room for more than one flavor of the "Groundhog" Day premise.
Blends the intelligence of a well-written dramatic sci-fi/fantasy tale with the action/adventure of a big budget motion picture.
Provides nearly three hours of superior entertainment both for those who consider themselves devotees and those without previous viewing experience.