GREENLIGHTReviews

GREENLIGHTReviews is a movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder.  Each episode is about 7-12 minutes in length, and contains an in depth analysis of the film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, direction, casting, and whatever else you might want to know about a movie! The easy-going, conversational format of the show makes it enjoyable for movie buffs and novices alike.  New episodes every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday!

"Soul Surfer"

Full Review:

Capsule Review:

Release Year: 2011

Rating: PG

Genre: Biography Drama Family

Review Summary: Ann and Les think this film is great for young girls, but it's a little heavy-handed with the morals and will likely seem cheesy for adults.

Plot: Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton loses her arm in a shark attack, and must rely on her friends, family, and faith to get her through this time and back on the water. Runtime 106 minutes.

Director: Sean McNamara

Writer: Sean McNamara*

Starring: AnnaSophia RobbDennis Quaid and Helen Hunt

Our Ratings for this Movie

Ann Elder
Les Roberts

Our Rating System

A GREEN light means go see this movie!
A YELLOW light means approach this movie with caution.
A RED light means hit the stop button on this movie.

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