Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Rain Man

While I think many of the "must-see" movies are often quite skippable, this film does not fall under that category. Even if one has heard a lot about it, it is still a surprising, moving and heartfelt picture. Tom Cruise has just learned he has an older brother (played by Dustin Hoffman). And now, as it turns out, the long-lost sibling is his responsibility. Things start off pretty rocky for the pair, but they soon learn to tolerate one another. Eventually tolerance grows to love. I think this film is one of Hoffman's best!

1 comment:

Emma said...

I just realized I commented on two Dustin Hoffman movies in a row. Usually I try to space those things out a little more, but what can I say? He's pretty amazing!

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