Shining a light on a lost generation of American youth, Anna Deavere Smith brings to life the stories of 18 real-life people, among them current and former inmates, protesters, educators and politicians.
"Have You Seen Andy?" is the personal story of a childhood friendship abruptly ended by the tragic abduction of a young boy. On a hot summer day in August 1976, ten year-old Andy Puglisi ... See full summary »
The movie should have been set in the 1950s because (A.) the movie should have been about Henrietta Lacks, and (B.) the flashbacks are the only remotely interesting things about the movie. Instead, there are meandering discussions among Henrietta's very annoying relatives (in the movie; I don't know what they're like in real life) about random parts of her life. I have absolutely no idea what the movie is supposed to be about. Henrietta's cells were valuable in scientific research, but that is covered within the opening credits. Normally I love Rose Byrne, but this script is so poor that it makes her seem like she has never acted a day in her life. Her character is only allowed to overreact and perpetually have a deer-in-the-headlights expression. Just. Plain. Awful.
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