Touches every human emotion
Leslie Thurston of Burbank is an actress and substitute teacher.
It would be pointless to say anything critical about "John Q.," so, I
won't. Everyone should see this film and bring the hankies. However, you
won't need them as much as you think.
Surprisingly, there is humor throughout this film, especially from the
Yet, it is the comedic element that gives the story emotional balance
and sense of reality. It definitely touched my every human emotion.
"John Q" is a much-needed reminder about problems with America's
Michael Arvizu is a sound designer for the Glendale Community
College's Glendale Theatre Guild and a staff writer for the college
newspaper, El Vaquero.
All that this movie makes you feel is an overwhelming desire to get
out of the theater as soon as possible. In places where the film tries to
add some emotion, the audience giggles.
Denzel Washington's performance lacks energy, looking as though he
just woke up. In fact, the whole movie looks as if it just woke up.
"John Q." is a great story, but it is a story that is wasted on mushy
acting and a poor play on feelings.
"John Q" is rated PG-13.