|release date||July 6 2007|
|studio||Fox Searchlight Pictures|
|starring||Sam Rockwell, Vera Farmiga, Celia Weston, Dallas Roberts, Michael McKean, Jacob Kogan|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
Synopsis"Joshua" is the tale of Brad (Sam Rockwell) and Abby (Vera Farmiga) Cairn, perfect Manhattan parents in a perfect Manhattan apartment whose perfect life begins to crack after the birth of their second child Lily. Shortly after Lily arrives home, a dark side of prodigy son Joshua (Jacob Kogan) slowly begins to reveal itself.
A dark psychological drama involving the increasingly evil behavior of a 9-year-old boy, George Ratliff’s Joshua brings to mind that supremely cheesy Frodo Baggins relic, The Good Son, which featured a Home-Alone-milking Macauley Culkin throwing mannequins off bridges and shooting cats with nail guns. But where The Good Son was dipped and fried in sticky, overwrought melodrama, the corniness of some scenes provoking laughter in the theater, Joshua is an eerie, well-acted exploration of one’s family’s decent into madness. …Read More