A TIRESOME TALE OF A WEALTHY MATRIARCH WHO SHOULD HAVE DIED THIRTY MINUTES INTO THE FILM, SAVING THE VIEWER 90 MINUTES OF WOE AND GLOOM!

By Peneflix
Written September 19, 2012
If you are driven to see this drab, depressing, droning film, check "On Demand"; at least in the privacy of your home you can self-medicate; aiding, wading through a well-performed but meaningless tale of angst at the end ... Fine actors (Charlotte Rampling, Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis) cannot salvage this story of a dying, wealthy, Australian matriarch, luring her hapless children back into the poisonous luxury of their ancestral adobe; the year is 1972, and the bitter taste of the Holocaust is still palatable in the role of a German housekeeper... Novels by James Michener and James Clavell address the calm, aka "eye" before the apocalyptic conclusion. "The Eye of the Storm" offers a behemoth's tiresome struggle against the inevitable; there is nothing calming about the process... TWO STARS!! ***For full review please visit peneflix (dot) com!!!
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