Lively enough to keep kids alert.
Observes an incongruously old-school type of living-off-the-land with no commentary and a surfeit of ravishing visuals.
Intrigues by flirting with several possible narrative directions, only to finally settle for the least compelling one.
Overview of African-American gospel sounds whose dazzling talent-display should exhilarate viewers.
Part showbiz satire, part exploding-marriage study and part tragic fable.
Sports expansive good looks on a fraction of the usual Hollywood budget.
Adds no new wrinkles or insight to a painful subject in danger of becoming a cliched one.
Agreeable if finally unsatisfying tale.
Has the right spirit, if a less secure grasp on inspiration.
A fond portrait of his aged grandparents.
More filmed coffee-table book than documentary.