On "The Help"
The film tends to deal in broad strokes, its characters either saintly or monstrous, which plays right into its crowd-pleasing tendencies. What makes it so special is its cast, each of whom is a highlight unto themselves. It's a true ensemble piece, and their clear passion for their roles is infectious. It's a summer movie for soccer moms, about as deep as its blockbuster summer brethren, but just as shamelessly entertaining.Click here to read my full review.