Posts Tagged ‘grief’
Will Smith looks sad sitting next to Helen Mirren in "Collateral Beauty," a 2016 drama directed by David Frankel and distributed by Warner Brothers / New Line Cinema.

Collateral Beauty

A shameless, soulless, deeply cynical treatment of grief as a narrative shell game that goes for "A Christmas Carol" but instead emphasizes the dick in Dickens.

The Grey

It's not "Taken" with wolves or "He Fought a Zoo." It's a mostly masterful meditation on mourning and the value of dying in the company of that which calms us.

Life, Above All

An odd structure choice hurts this powerful South African drama about a young girl searching for answers.

The Other Woman

“The Other Woman” is an uplifting story of how a person deals with grief and shows that the love of the people around us can help us heal.

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Queen

"The Queen" — Stephen Frears' tragicomic look at British royalty — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Charlie St. Cloud

This may have been a good movie at one point, but now it's just baby food.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Moonlight Mile

"Moonlight Mile" — a drama about the confusion surrounding a sudden death — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Messenger

"The Messenger" — a draining drama about death, but not a numbing one — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.