The Impossible

'The Impossible' Review

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by Matt Singer December 21, 2012 05:21 PM
Summit Entertainment
In theory, 'The Impossible' is an uplifting film about a family that faced unimaginable horror and survived. In practice, 'The Impossible' is a grim slog through tragedy with a small kernel of happiness waiting at the end -- and that kernel of happiness is so coated with thick, gooey sentimentality that it's awfully hard to swallow.

'The Impossible' Featurette Introduces a Stellar Cast

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by Jacob Hall December 08, 2012 11:42 AM
Summit
Although it doesn't officially hit theaters (in limited release, of course) until later this month, 'The Impossible' has already proven divisive, splitting critics into two groups: those who think its manipulative junk and those that think it's a harrowing and heartbreaking experience. The discussion alone should make this a film to keep your eye on, since it's the kind of thing that will demand your opinion for future arguments. Anyway, a featurette about the film had made its way online, spotlighting the cast and giving glimpses of just how hard it must have been to shoot this thing.

Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts Try to Survive a Distaster in 'The Impossible' Trailer

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by Damon Houx August 20, 2012 05:40 PM
Summit Entertainment
Though there's never a good time to caught in the midst of a natural disaster, "while on vacation" strikes as one of the worst. Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts star in 'The Impossible,' a tale of a family separated by a natural disaster, which looks to be competing this award season.