Wednesday, September 12, 2007

In the Valley of Elah: The Patriot

"At its best, the film coolly mixes incisive political commentary with a case so engrossing it’s tempting to whip out a notepad and jot down clues..."


John said...

So where exactly do you fall on this film? Somewhere in the middle?

Stephen Snart said...

Yeah somewhere in the middle, I think it's considerably better than Crash but still suffers from some of those preachy, on-the-nose symbols. Top marks for Tommy Lee Jones though.