Hope and healing wait at the end of a big-hearted musical road trip.
| Original Score: 3/5
There isn't a moment in Redemption Road when you feel like walking out; nor do you take the finished film with you. It's a solid piece of work, recycled to a degree, but satisfying.
| Original Score: B
A lightly enjoyable road pic about a circuitous road to redemption, Black, White and Blues offers simple, down-home pleasures while spinning an undeniably familiar but emotionally satisfying tale.
Battling-buddy road movie carries viewers on an entertaining ride into blues country.
a sterilized and predictable version of life that plays out like a very special movie of the week -- albeit one with a nice soundtrack.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
'Brother knew how to tell a story,' Michael Clarke Duncan says, admiringly, of Shakespeare. The same can't exactly be said of this earnest calling-card indie.
Jefferson has nowhere to go but up -- and eventually he gets there (note the title) -- but, boy, does the getting there take its sweet time.
| Original Score: 1/5