Amy Adams lights up Phil Morrison’s pleasingly understated study of clashing cultures and backwater frustration. Yet she never seeks to outshine her co-stars, who seem content to bask in her glow.
The film gives the actors plenty of space to inhabit their characters and is happy to leave loose ends loose while observing small-town life...
Junebug is a great film because it is a true film. It humbles other films that claim to be about family secrets and eccentricities.
...funny, lyrical and effortlessly affecting.