Much like heavy metal music, Sound of Metal isn’t trying to give us warm, pleasant feelings.
For families that choose to engage this bittersweet story, Clouds comes with a whale of a silver lining.
Despite its feel-good messages about friendship and perseverance, The High Note still hits some low notes, too.
While there’s a lot to like here, there’s also plenty that might leave you feeling a little off beat.
The story here, like the songs and talent we see in most any singing competition, is strangely affecting.