Coming-of-age stories are often about discovery as characters emerge from childhood. They often harken back to the story of Eden, as Adam and Eve eat forbidden fruit and their eyes are opened to see and experience the world in new ways.
Although extremely melodramatic, A Dog’s Purpose is a decent film and showcases companionship in a often touching way.
It is rare that a film can seem to be poetry, and that may be even more difficult when the film has no dialogue. Yet The Red Turtle manages to be just that.
In the beginning . . . how did the heavens and the earth come to be? It’s a question we’ve all considered at some point in our lives.