The Help

Such a BIG story was contained in that small, gem-like offering of a screenplay. The history is so powerful that it’s hard to separate from the director or actor’s craft. The emotions are so large and lingering that it’s difficult to comment on any singular aspect of the film. The running commentary from members of our audience went from the nervously superficial to the sadly inane. It is simply too close to comment. Lucille Clifton spoke of such impossibilities best when she asked, can this sin live?

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