Obedience – Poverty.


DIRECTED BY: Jeff Baena
WRITTEN BY: Jeff Baena
STARRING: Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza and Kate Micucci

SYNOPSIS: In the Middle Ages, a young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns. Introduced as a deaf mute man, he must fight to hold his cover as the nuns try to resist temptation. (IMDB)


FULL REVIEW: CONTAINS SPOILERS


Review

The Little Hours is an okay, sometimes funny historical comedy that attempts to follow in the footsteps of other successful parodies before it. While its cinematography and performances do help push it in the right direction, the underdeveloped characters and nonsensical story make it a little too much for everyone’s enjoyment.


Verdict

1 = Fair 2 = Good 3 = Very Good 4 = Excellent

★★★☆ – Premise

★★☆☆ – Story

★★☆☆ – Characters

★★★☆ – Visual Effects

★★★☆ – Dialogue

★★★☆ – Visuals

★★☆☆ – Soundtrack


★★★★★★½☆☆☆ 6.5/10 – Consider


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