Atonement is a lovely film. It’s simple and straightforward, not lovely because it’s told with a soft lense or because there is a sense of wonder and beauty about it. But lovely because the
I don’t know that I’ve ever seen such a neutral movie.
There’s nothing really wrong with this movie. As I watched it I never thought, “Oh, they should have done this.” or “Why did they have to do that?” There’s really nothing