Though I can’t explain exactly what “Heart” is, I feel films with Heart have been in short supply, lately.
Which is why Eddie the Eagle deserves to be seen, not because it’s a groundbreaking achievement, but because it’s a heartfelt film, with lovable characters.
The only major fault that I can think of is that it’s an inspirational film by the numbers. Everyone shits on Eddie’s dreams despite him proving him or her wrong, time and time again. But I don’t think this detracts from the film because there’s no tension, without contention when it comes to underdog stories. It has to be an uphill battle; otherwise no one would care to watch it. Besides, the lovable characters drive the film… [Read more…]