Wide Awake

Newcity Chicago

DIRECTED BY: M. Night Shyamalan

REVIEWED: 03-30-98

This achingly winsome story of a fifth-grader (Joseph Cross) who undergoes a religious crisis after the death of winsome grandfather Robert Loggia and starts idiotic questions about God is just not my cup of communion wine. Cross, not angelic, not cherubic, but an effeminate little boy with gleaming blue eyes and churning little dimples, handles the voice-over narration, dense in every sense of the word. Rosie O'Donnell, as a butch, sports-loving nun, is, as always, about as welcome as a fart in church. With Denis Leary, Dana Delaney. 90m.

--Ray Pride

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