Critic Reviews for Cardinals
Not everything works here - the characters' behavior and reactions don't always ring true - but Cardinals mostly succeeds as an efficient, tight-lipped film that does a lot with a little.
Responsibility is the film's watchword, and if you want to know who among the cast and crew is responsible for its quality, the answer is simple; everyone.
There isn't an ounce of fat on Cardinals... Every sequence is in service of the story and themes. Every exceptionally crafted performance is laser focused on the material.
McCarthy's performance literally IS the film. In a script that clues the audience in on a need-to-know basis, she communicates waves of quiet dignity, pain, love, self-sacrifice and resignation.
Despite palpable weight exposing dark horror more atrocious than the known tragedy connecting [them], the characters' ability to make us laugh confirms their authenticity.
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