Ben Is Back Movie Review
Roberts is the loving parent of Ben (played in a star turn by Lucas Hedges) who is home for the holidays. Ben, an ex-junkie in recovery brings a lot of baggage with him. This manifests itself in mother and son getting pulled back into the dark world of drugs, those that sell and those that use.
It’s at this point in the proceedings that the story changes tract and morphs into thriller mode. The tension rises and rises as the mother refuses to give up on her son. ...
Boy Erased Movie Review
The film energizes the viewer with a sense of outrage over the misguided attempt to cure their son’s homosexuality with the therapy while taking an even handed look at the hypocrisy of their religion, one based on forgiveness and love. Edgerton is masterful at balancing these opposites.
The father (Russell Crowe) mother (Nicole Kidman) and son (Lucas Hedges) form a loving family unit that is changed forever as the clash over religion and sexuality takes over ...
Joel Edgerton is returning home to present is new film Boy Erased!
Boy Erased stars Academy Award® nominee Lucas Hedges (Manchester By The Sea, Three Billboards) alongside fellow Australian luminaries and Academy Award® winners Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies, The Hours) and Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind) in their first on-screen collaboration.
Boy Erased had its Premiere at the recent Telluride & Toronto Film Festivals garnering universal praise, commending the outstanding performances and Joel Edgerton’s contribution to a vital ...
Watch the trailer for Oscar buzz movie Boy Erased
Joel Edgerton (The Gift, Loving) directs, writes, produces and co-stars in the emotional coming-of-age and coming out drama about a young man’s journey to self-acceptance.BOY ERASED tells the story of Jared (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Kidman and Crowe) at age 19.
Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, ...