The Miracle Club – Movie Review

Friendly Review: The Miracle Club

“Picture this: Four amazing ladies from Ballygar, Ireland decide to embark on a life-changing journey to Lourdes, hoping for some personal miracles along the way. But hold up, that’s just the tip of the iceberg! This heartfelt and heartwarming film goes way beyond that.

First things first, the cast is absolutely incredible! We’ve got the talented Maggie Smith, Laura Linney, Kathy Bates, Agnes O’Casey, and a bunch of other amazing actors bringing their A-game. These four ladies have a deep and complicated history that weaves together, leading to unexpected moments of forgiveness and healing. Trust me, that’s the real miracle right there!

Now, Kathy Bates and Maggie Smith put on their best Irish accents, but I couldn’t help but wonder why they didn’t cast native Irish actors. Maybe they wanted that star power, you know? And as much as Maggie Smith can steal the show (she’s a legend!), she shows incredible restraint here, making it a true ensemble piece. But surprise, surprise, it’s actually Chrissie, played by Laura Linney, who steals the spotlight and plays a crucial role in the story. She’s a force to be reckoned with!

Hey there, my friend! 🌟 I totally get where you’re coming from. Sometimes, trailers can pique our interest because of our favorite actors, like Kathy Bates and Maggie Smith. And I understand having some concerns about films like this being slow or too talky. But fear not, because The Miracle Club is here to surprise you!

This film moves at a brisk pace, keeping you engaged with a mix of funny and poignant moments. From the cinematography to the pacing, and even the coaching of the actors, the direction is absolutely superb. And guess what? Laura Linney, who you’ve had some reservations about in the past, shines in this role as Chrissie. She brings a marvelous depth to her character, using her mother’s passing as a journey of self-discovery.

Oh, and let’s not forget about the magnificent Maggie Smith! Every scene she’s in is simply perfect, adding that extra layer of brilliance to the film.


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Nov 15, 2023 - Posted by filmygod - No Comments

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