GIVE “THE GOLDFINCH” A CHANCE

The Goldfinch was given negative reviews (mostly by jaded male critics, we presume) that drastically affected its boxoffice this weekend and we are here to defend this exquisite film. Sure, it’s a little too long, but the content more than makes up for it. Just take your time. This film builds very slowly and it sneaks up on the viewer – you find yourself identifying with the main character and literally feeling what he feels. It starts out a little sad and scary, but ends up filled with optimism. A very sensitive, fascinating and plausible story- altogether an satisfying experience. Give it a chance. We walked out feeling like we just read an excellent book…

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