October 08, 2009
A wonderful message to learn from and to bring some reality back into the world. Unfortunately, the move extended 15 minutes beyond its message.
August 22, 2009
The story wasn't bad and the movie wasn't a bad movie, but it had the makings of a great movie! I did enjoy the motive behind it, and Robert Downey Jr.'s performance was really good.
May 30, 2009
MOVIE WAS GREAT AS WELL AS DOWNY AND FOX GREAT MOVIE GREAT ACTORS ........
This was one of the best, most inspirational movies of the year. Jamie Foxx deserves an Oscar for his role as Ayers. The protrayal of mans humanity to man and the difficulty of accepting what one cannot change brought me to tears. Reinforces my belief that a passion for music can alter anyone's life
I agree that Jamie Foxx gave a great performance, but the movie really dragged. I appreciate the story it had to tell, but it was so slow-moving...I kept looking at my watch to see if the end was in sight. Maybe I was dozing during the good parts. Even the music from Beethoven's beautiful "Eroica" symphony couldn't save this movie for me.