Movie Trailer for Talking to Heaven (2002) starring Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Diane Ladd, Michael Moriarty, Jay Brazeau, Queen Latifah, Jack Palance directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal Movie Review

Talking to Heaven (2002)   3/53/53/53/53/5

Trailer for Talking to Heaven

The first hour of "Talking to Heaven" tends to focus on James and his gift as whilst it starts with James rushing to the hospital where his mother has been taken following a stroke it delves into his childhood. We see via numerous flashbacks that even as a young boy James was capable of seeing and speaking with the dead, a gift he didn't understand, which terrified him at times and also lead to him being bullied. When it focuses on the now it focuses on James trying to understand what these visions are he has, not fully aware of what his psychic capabilities are until he finds encouragement from web designer Midge Harmon who encourages him to come to terms with this strange ability. Now this to be honest is where "Talking to Heaven" is at its most ponderous, creeping along in almost a disjointed manner as it flits between the past and the present making it slow going and hard to get into. ... Read Review