Cultural Differences at Core of Two Recent Movies


Last updated 5/21/2018 at 3:18pm

Same Kind of Different as Me

Same Kind of Different as Me is a movie clearly made with a lot of love, but not a lot of skill. It's based on the true story of the friendship between Ron Hall, a wealthy Texas art dealer, and Denver Moore, a homeless black man. The two have traveled the country, and, according to the credits sequence, raised more than $85 million to help the homeless, so I'd assume they know how to tell a powerful, moving story. Unfortunately, director Michael Carney doesn't really know how to bring that story to the screen in a way that feels distinctive or even believable. It t...

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