Maybe Ronnie Howard has done us all a favor. The early pre-screening reviews of the critics are out— and they are all negative. All of them. In fact, on the tomato meter it gets a 0%. I am sure this will change, but 0% from the first 7-8 major reviews is lower than dirt, lower than “RV”, the lowest in living memory. Furthermore, the reviewers could hardly be accused of religious bias. They range from the lead reviewer for Variety, to the lead reviewer for Hollywood Reporter and so on. You will find them at I must say– I am stunned. I didn’t really think Ron Howard, Akiva Goldman and Tom Hanks could come up with a tedious and boring movie— but that is what the reviews all say. Stay tuned.

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