A better movie than one might expect, JOSH AND S.A.M. takes questionable material and presents it with consummate professionalism. Though some scenes may upset young children, it's agreeable fare for older kids, who will be able to look past its uneven tone and structure.
Twelve-year-old Josh (Jacob Tierney) and his younger brother Sam (Noah Fleiss) are constantly shuttled between the unhappy homes of their divorced parents. Josh has developed a wild imagination and penchant for storytelling to cover for his painful sensitivity, while Sam frequently retreats into
his own private world or lashes out violently. Their mother, Caroline (Joan Allen) sends them to F...