does not want his family back in Crossing Over, which is written and directed by Wayne Kramer.
Ford’s character, Max Brogan, is terribly unsuited for his job, which involves deporting illegal immigrants working in Southern California. He is a one-dimensional divorced middle-aged man whose daughter is “26, no 27.” With so many other seemingly unrelated stories and characters introduced during the first 30 minutes of the movie, we never get the chance to really understand Brogan but then, by the end of the movie, we still don’t care about him.
Crossing Over is structured like Crash and Babel, with a number of different narratives that start to connect as the movie progresses. Unfortunately . . . Read the rest of this entry ?