Charlie St. Cloud details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Amanda Crew, Dave Franco, Donal Logue, Charlie Tahan|
|Genres:||Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi/Fantasy|
|Original title||Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud, The|
|Collections:||Best of HD, Coming of Age, Just Arrived, LOVEFiLM Instant, November Picks, Teen Idols, Valentine's Day|
Charlie St. Cloud
|Run time:||1 hour 35 minutes|
|Rental release:||07 Feb 2011|
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Don't Believe The Critics, See it for YourselfBy elimpy (6 reviews) from Hartlepool , 07 Nov 2010
[Highly rated reviewer]I really can't understand the drubbing this movie took from the so called professional critics. All that I can think is that they are so prejudice against Efron due to his past Disney credentials, that they don't want to give him the credit for being a 'real actor' or consider him in any film that breaks him from the Disney High School Musical mold.
I have to admit that when I heard some of the reviews for this film I had few expectations for it. How wrong could I be. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Never did I clock watch, become bored or fidget in my seat. It kept me constantly involved and engaged me to the point I wanted to go to the cinema to see it again. When it comes out on DVD it will definitely be a must have buy for me. This film shows Efron is not just a 'pretty boy' teenage pin up with little to recommend him. He is a talented performer who just happens to be able to sing as well as act and act well. Please don't be swayed by the so called critics who demand art house complexity in order to praise a movie. Please put away any High School Musical bias you may have and watch it for yourself, you may be surprised how much you enjoy it.
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Awesome Movie - WATCH IT!By Darksorcerer (3 reviews) , 09 Apr 2013This movie had me tuned in as well as got me emotional, shows an insight of the relationship between two brothers. How one can depart and the whole lifestyle suddenly changes in moments - have to say one of the best movies i have watched. Recommend it to everyone! You will be emotionally touched by this movie if you have a really tight bond with your sibling; i do and almost cried.
Enjoyable but not gripping.By loonylinney (90 reviews) , 08 Apr 2013I disagree with the comment about Zac Efron being unable to act in this film. I think his portrayal of a grieving young man was excellent, with subtle nuances of expression which portrayed his emotion better than I would have expected. The film was a little slow to begin with (I stopped at one point to make a cup of tea) but it was enjoyable. However, I think the first part could have been shaved down a little to keep the pace going. Good for a quiet evening in, but not great.
Good for a quiet, relaxing eveningBy barboorka (7 reviews) , 05 Apr 2013Interesting story, decent acting, beautiful pictures and lovely, relaxing music. Overall, a nice, feel-good movie. An evening not wasted! I' d recommend it to a friend.
Amazing Film!By a customer , 04 Apr 2013It was ok and plus I really like Zac Efron and it really showed his talents off well he can sing as well as act!
Truely heart warming and enjoyable.By lorenzo2 (6 reviews) , 30 Mar 2013I'm not a Zac Effron fan, but he really did this role justice. I loved the story and nearly cried at the ending. Definatly one I would watch again on a cold wet sunday afternoon. :)