It's fun, it's light, [but] it has a hard time when its tries to get heavy.
If the ambition is to provide two hours of instantly forgettable, popcorn-munching escapism, it succeeds.
At first rather annoying in its heavy emphasis on reenactments, this movie ultimately proves fascinating, simply because the complicated, highly dramatic tale it tells still almost defies belief.
This is a small, humorous movie in some ways, but it has a huge heart. What a nice experience.