We Do Have Doubts About You

A film that starts with the priest talking about doubt and ends with a nun doubting.

The film, of course, is called Doubt, starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, and Philip Seymour Hoffman (with a special appearance of Viola Davis). This is a film of dialogue banter. There isn’t action and it relies on great acting. I loved the music. It wasn’t something I was exactly used to hearing in films and it fit with the atmosphere very well.

It does go without saying that the acting was superb beyond doubt and that the dialogue kept me in the film. If it hadn’t been for that I’d have given up on this film before it really began. It is slow and if you aren’t into films that rely on acting instead of action; relies on smarts rather than special effects, this film is not for you.

I am kind of confused if I should really like this film or not because the ending kind of confused me. Like was she right, what she wrong? Is that the whole point, to make you doubt her and even your own suppositions through the film? The fact that it made me think makes it a 4 1/2 star rating! 


Author: Amber

Hey everyone! I am a reviewer of books and films. If you'd like to see the sites I have made in order to give you those reviews, please click the square boxes below and check it out! If you have a book/film you'd like me to review or if you are an author and you'd like me to read your book please email me at imasilentheart@gmail.com.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s