Video Movie Review ‘Palmer’: Justin Timberlake Takes a Character Turn and He Isn’t the Standout in the Film

Justin Timberlake is the definition of a megastar. A worldwide phenom, at the top of the game in the entertainment, in both music and acting. His latest film, is the heartfelt drama Palmer. Timberlake plays a former toast of the town that returns home after spending time in jail. As many things change they also tend to remain the same.

Palmer develops a unique friendship with a charming young boy named Sam who is dealing with a whole hell of a lot in his life. The story follows Palmer’s adjustment to being back in town and finding himself, all while he quickly becomes a necessary guardian and protector to Sam.

Does Timberlake’s charisma and star power shine bright enough to carry the film? What if I said that Timberlake isn’t the standout performer in the film? Is the plot of the film engaging and compelling to keep you watching? Find out the answers to all that and more in the full review of the film below.

  • Plot
  • Acting
  • Observations
  • Justin Timberlake’s Impact
  • Behind-the-Scenes
  • Should You See it or Not
  • Spoilers

Palmer hits hard with emotions and performances, even if it story moves slowly in the process. Check out the scores below:

GENRE: Drama


RUNTIME: 1 hr 50 min

RELEASE DATE: January 29, 2021 on Apple TV+

  • Acting: 8.5/10
  • Entertainment: 7.5/10
  • Story/Plot: 8/10
  • Impression: 8.5/10
  • Creativity7.5/10

“PALMER” Score: 80%

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