Doubt

Dan Movie Reviews

Doubt is based on the Tony-winning play by Oscar-winning screenwriter John Patrick Shanley.  Set at a Catholic School in the Bronx in the fall of 1964, the story swirls around the concerns that Sister Aloysius Beauvier (Meryl Streep) has regarding Father Brendan Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and his seemingly inappropriate relationship with the school’s first (and only) black student, Donald Muller (Joseph Foster).  When the younger Sister James (Amy Adams) first notices some odd behavior in Donald, she brings it …