ReelViews for movies starring 'Forest Whitaker'
It sloughs off the generic label that adheres to many films of the genre, providing an experience that is by turns exciting, emotional, and funny.
A parable about the redemptive power of love, it's too long and many of its beats have been appropriated from other movies about Southern racism.
The idiotic ending doesn’t redeem the uneven middle portion. The film's biggest problem is identified by the title.