1. Guest,
    If you need help getting to know Xenforo, please see our guide here. If you have feedback or questions, please post those here.
    Dismiss Notice

Soul Surfer - quick review

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Patrick Sun, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Patrick Sun

    Patrick Sun Moderator
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 1999
    Messages:
    38,551
    Likes Received:
    377
    Long story short: amatuer girl surfer champion gets left arm chomped off by a shark, and learns to come to grips with it all. Based on a true story.

    The cast features AnnaSophia Robb as Bethany Hamilton in a solid turn, and Helen Hunt and Dennis Quaid as her parents. I can't really explain it, but I felt just sadness for Bethany as her story unfolded, but it slowly brings the focus of overcoming tragedy by reminding us that there are even bigger tragedies out there, and living right is the best revenge. The script is a little clunky at times, but its heart is in the right place.

    I give it 2.75 stars, or a grade of B-.
     
  2. Jose Martinez

    Jose Martinez Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2003
    Messages:
    1,113
    Likes Received:
    0
    I really liked it, despite its occasional bible waving preachiness.
     
  3. Bob_S.

    Bob_S. Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2004
    Messages:
    788
    Likes Received:
    165
    My wife and daughter saw this, they both loved it. My wife cried through most of it.
     
  4. jim_falconer

    jim_falconer Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2004
    Messages:
    560
    Likes Received:
    101
    Saw this with my two girls last night, and four of their friends (all aged 12-14). We all thought it was wonderful...
     
  5. AishaSmith

    AishaSmith New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2011
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have watched the trailer of this movie and movies is looking very interesting.



    ...........................
     

Share This Page