Music, heartfelt acting, and sincere, if obvious, messages help balance the predictability and by-the-numbers plot, but they can't save the movie from an overall blandness and familiarity. When the ultimate tragedy strikes, these country souls will have to find the strength to carry on, love again and learn to follow their dreams. A military battle sequence takes place in which guns are fired and American soldiers are trapped by the enemy; bodies fall. Although she's good with cars, she can't fix it. Which, if any, of those songs might find an audience without the story as a complement? How early did you suspect what would happen to Charlie and Nancy? Nancy Taylor Madeline Merlo desperately wants to be a country music star. What do you think motivated Nancy's final decision? Did the personalized songs help you understand what the characters were going through at special moments? Villains are one-dimensional: self-centered, manipulative, and unrepentant.
But life gets in their way. What elements of this movie worked well enough to keep you involved? The simple formula -- boy meets girl; boy loses girl; boy gets girl back or will he? When Nancy's car breaks down, Charlie rides his tow-truck to the rescue. Other than a few central characters, all the other players are one-dimensional, even corny. And, it doesn't help that the original songs written to help sell the story are so on the nose, even when they're nicely delivered and show some directing flair. Nancy lives in the big city, and Charlie stays in his small rural town. Charlie works as a car mechanic, having put his dream of becoming an engineer on hold when the cost of tuition was too high. Synopsis City girl and aspiring singer Nancy Taylor travels to a cottage with her best friend, Ainsley but on the way, her car breaks down.
The fourth learns an important lesson about values, standing up for oneself, and righteous behavior. With his older brother Cody doing a tour of duty overseas, he gets advice from his sister-in-law Katherine and decides to follow Nancy back to the big city to pursue the romance, despite her declaration that she has a boyfriend. Charlie Bishop , earnest and appealing is a stand-up son and brother who has sacrificed his own dreams for his family. Luckily, local mechanic Charlie Bishop comes to the rescue. Canadian Connection: Filmed in Northern Ontario. Promotes: strong family relationships, high moral standards, community standing together during difficult times, not sacrificing ethics for an easy road to success.
Think about both Nancy's and Charlie's dilemmas. They spend an innocent, spontaneous, and intense day together, sense that there could be a meaningful connection between them, then part with a brief kiss and a promise to meet up again. . There's a big difference between old-fashioned and outdated, and unfortunately, Country Crush seems to land in the second category. Older brother Cody has enlisted in the army and is about to leave his wife Katherine and their young son. Parents need to know that Country Crush is a musical drama with country roots and romance at its heart set in modern-day America filmed in Canada, with some popular Canadian country artists. Do you think the filmmakers were clear about the reasons for their changes? Brothers Charlie and Cody are doing what they can to in order to get by after the death of their parents.
The crew and many of the cast members are Canadian. What inspired Charlie's change of heart at the film's end? In one other action scene, a hero delivers a solid punch to a loathsome opponent. Still, this movie may find a receptive audience among fans of country music, homespun values, and uncomplicated storytelling. Charlie returns, saddened but wiser. Immediately attracted to Nancy, he has to struggle to find the courage to ask her out on a date. Are you satisfied by simply taking the journey with the characters even though you know how a story or movie will end? Gender roles are more traditional than modern.
Nancy's pursuing her career; Charlie is deeply enmeshed in the fabric of his community, especially when his beloved brother, Cody, a proud member of the U. When Charlie does finally take a chance on a trip to see Nancy, a series of miscommunications and unpleasant confrontations, along with Nancy's naive ambition, result in emotional disaster. Which, if any, events surprised you? Trivialities and gamesmanship and distractions become insignificant. Charlie, a country boy, took time out during his teens to take care of his sick mother, putting his studies in mechanical engineering on hold. . . .
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