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Mr. Church (2016) Movie Information

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Mr. Church (2016)
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8096

Avg. Rating:

2.67/4

# of Ratings:

6

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

09/16/2016

DVD Release:

10/25/2016

Director:

Bruce Beresford

Actors:

Britt Robertson
Eddie Murphy
Natascha McElhone
Lucy Fry
Xavier Samuel
Madison Wolfe

 

 

 

 

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12/14/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Eddie Murphy's surprising come-back

"The wise son seeketh the father's instruction, but the scorner heareth not rebuke. I don't give a sh*t."

The quote above is, believe it or not, pronounced at a given moment by Mr. Church (Eddie Murphy) while he was drunk. Apparently alcohol has such an impact on him that he starts to use a vocabulary in such a way, an ordinary mortal can only guess the ultimate significance of what he's saying. This was also the first time I totally didn't understand what Eddie Murphy was talking about at that very moment (maybe it's due to my limited knowledge of English). In "Mr. Church"you'll see a totally different Murphy at work. No smooth talking and witty one-liners. Don't expect to hear that catchy, infamous laugh from him. Not once it'll echo through the living room. Nope,...

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09/19/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Tears Are Earned

'Mr. Church' sees the return of Eddie Murphy to the screen in a touching drama. Murphy has very rarely dabbled in dramatic roles, but his performance in this film shows that he should do so more often. He slips into this character seamlessly right from the beginning. The whole story is told from the perspective of one girl whom we watch grow into adulthood with Mr. Church as a constant parent figure. The film plays as if it were based off of some writing (almost positively is) due to the time lapsing events and ever present narration. I'm not one for overuse of narration in a story unless it serves a specific purpose. While the disembodied voice of our main female does relate some information we could figure out visually on our own, her vocal presence works for this type of story. ...

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