The Public (2019)
Critic Consensus: Its intentions are sometimes easier to appreciate than its execution, but The Public remains an earnest and reasonably engaging social advocacy drama.
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That everything ends on a weird happy-clappy high is indicative of a scattershot project that could have done with less ambition, more focus.
It is a film with its heart in the right place, but the dialogue and characterisation are both plonkingly unconvincing.
It's hard to play a good man doing the right thing. Saints are dramatically dull, but Estevez gets away with it here.
Estevez's drama gets a little preachy in the second half, but "The Public" is passionate about its cause and the cast... deliver like the pros they are.
Alec Baldwin, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Slater and Gabrielle Union all look like they'd rather be somewhere else.
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