Actors Of "Around The Block"
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Creators of "Around The Block"
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Critics Of "Around The Block"
July 29, 2014 Every single development in the Wood family's plot trajectory is telegraphed, and these actors deserve to be in a less emotionally bogus drama.Read in Source
July 30, 2014 Hamlet In The Hood. Petite Christina Ricci displays a big heart, as a teacher in touch with her inner maternal instinct. And disaffected Aboriginee teens dramatizing in a culturally conscious production, the alienation at the heart of Hamlet, who knew.Read in Source
August 01, 2014 Appealing performances, a few tweaks to the clichés of the inspiring-teacher genre, and a sincere desire to counter outrageous racism go a long way toward making this worth a look.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
July 31, 2014 The film's musty premise, about a novice instructor trying to deter an Aboriginal student from crime with Shakespeare, renders it the cinematic equivalent of warmed-over soup from the school cafeteria.Read in Source
UR Chicago Magazine
August 01, 2014 'Around the Block' may have its exasperating flaws, but it cannot be accused of not having its heart in the right place.Read in Source
May 24, 2014 There are no false notes here, and there is no whitewash, either (if you'll pardon the expression); it's a good story well told and beautifully performed, supported by a contempo soundtrack and seamless design. Australian cinema at its beRead in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...