Dialect plays a critical role in David Lindsay-Abaire's heart-rending dramedy, Good People. Set in South Boston, it captures the sound of New Englanders who have been stuck in a pocket of economic depression for years with little chance of finding a better life.
James Franco, the Energizer bunny of actors, plays Oscar Diggs, a small-time magician in a second-rate traveling circus first seen doing his show to a small crowd in the black-and-white Kansas of the early 20th Century.
Few films show loss and grief in such a naked and matter-of-fact manner as does Rabbit Hole. This unvarnished and austere movie tells the story of a couple suffering through the process of coping with and living past the accident death of their child.