TRUST Review


Cautionary tales make for poor stories.  They prey on our fears rather than explore them and we can’t do much afterwards other than say, "Yep.  I probably shouldn’t sleep with danger."  Instead, the richer drama comes from the characters who find their way into such a tale and discover the real emotions rather than just hold up warning signs.  Trust is at its best when director David Schwimmer gives his film over to his wonderful lead actors and lets them play out the genuine heartbreak and anger that occurs when tragedy strikes.  Unfortunately, Schwimmer never seems to believe in his story enough to let the performances carry the day and instead resorts to cheap tricks and unnecessary hand holding which turns the film from a powerful family drama into an episode of To Catch a Predator. Read More...


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