Bay City, Michigan 48706
Front Page Photo of the Day Log-IN About us July 6, 2017
(Prior Story)   Arts/Theater ArTicle 10918   (Next Story)

MOVIE REVIEW: The Book of Henry

July 6, 2017       Leave a Comment
By: Kathy Rupert-Mathews

Printer Friendly Story View

The Book of Henry

I saw "The Book of Henry". Good movie, but not great. However, there were a couple situations that made me not like it as much as I wanted to.

It's about a single mom and her two sons. The oldest son, Henry, is extremely intelligent. He takes care of the finances while his mom plays video games. He is friends with a girl from his class and she lives next door with just her step-dad, her mom has passed away. Henry becomes aware that the step-dad is abusing her. He tries to help by going to the authorities but is thwarted because the step-dad is the police commissioner. He then makes a detailed plan which he writes down in a journal, the Book of Henry.

It is suspenseful. A little bit predictable. The acting was excellent. Jaeden Lieberher plays Henry. He was the little boy in the movie, "St. Vincent" with Bill Murray. Naomi Watts plays his mom and Jacob Tremblay is his little brother Peter. Dean Norris is the step-dad and Maddie Ziegler is his step-daughter Christina.

It was nice to see a movie that didn't have CGI and fight scenes. It was very well done. However, I can't really call it fun.

If you like tension, suspense, and mystery, you will enjoy this.

So go. Have fun. Eat popcorn.

Printer Friendly Story View
Prior Article

July 22, 2019
by: Rachel Reh
DBI: Everything for the Office ... BACC HOT SPOT FOR 7/22/2019
Next Article

July 15, 2019
by: Rachel Reh
SE Johnson is BACC Hot Spot for 7/15/2019
Agree? or Disagree?

Kathy Rupert-Mathews

Retired Teacher & Movie Fanatic

More from Kathy Rupert-Mathews

Send This Story to a Friend!       Letter to the editor       Link to this Story
Printer-Friendly Story View

--- Advertisments ---

0200 Nd: 07-20-2019 d 4 cpr 0


(Ads not affiliated with Google)

Ads By
Begick Nursery and Garden Center

Ads By
Historical Press - By Dave Rogers
Purchase Your Copy Today!

Ads By
Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Click Here to Visit Our Site!
Improving The Economic Climate, Business Environment & Quality of Living Throughout The Bay Area

Designed at OJ Advertising, Inc. (V3) (v3) Software by Mid-Michigan Computer Consultants
Bay City, Michigan USA
All Photographs and Content Copyright © 1998 - 2019 by OJA/MMCC. They may be used by permission only.
P3V3-0200 (1) 0   ID:Default   UserID:Default   Type:reader   R:x   PubID:mbC   NewspaperID:noPaperID
  pid:1560   pd:11-18-2012   nd:2019-07-20   ax:2019-07-24   Site:5   ArticleID:10918   MaxA: 999999   MaxAA: 999999
CCBot/2.0 (