A bleak movie
Writing at FrontPage Magazine, Kidist Paulos Asrat reviews Precious, a movie about “the soul-destroying welfare world of black single mothers,” and, she regrets to say, a movie that does not transcend its subject.
Kidist Paulos Asrat writes:
You were saying the other day about things at VFR being on the cutting edge. I just realized that this Monday is Martin Luther King Day, and just a couple of days ago Pat Robertson made that innocent, reflective comment (if you watch the video, there is nothing “hell and damnation” about it). And then I decided to write this article on Precious. Why one is more interested in one thing than another is a mystery—I could have written about George Clooney’s sad and unfunny “Up in the Air” which is touted as the next new screwball comedy (not at all).
Posted by Lawrence Auster at January 14, 2010 07:35 AM | Send