Directed by: Nick Cassavetes
Starring: Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Anne Heche, James Woods, Ray Liotta, Kimberly Elise, Daniel E. Smith
Synopsis: A man will stop at nothing to get medical care for his dying son.
The basic story was interesting enough but the dialogue and the acting left a lot to be desired. The kid did the best job and he spent the majority of the movie in a bed half asleep. Duvall was easily the worst. Either he was having a very bad day/month/year or it's time for him to retire.
With the exception of one song (Pete Yorn!), the music was jarring rather than mood-setting. The characters were stereotypes and many of the ‘action’ scenes were ridiculous. Worst of all though, it was preachy. I hate preachy.
Give it a miss.Added 01 February 2003 at 4:18 AM