Not a single moment rings true in "The Switch," which is unfortunate because it is about a situation in which a lot of women find themselves.
A light-hearted spin on Taiwanese cinema, "Love You 10,000 Years" is created by Japanese director Toyo Kitamura (北村豐晴), starring Vic Chou (周渝民), Taiwan's answer to Tony Leung (梁朝偉).1 Comment
Remember the hoo-ha over whether Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl made a believable couple in Judd Apatow's "Knocked Up"?
"Killers," which I saw with a restful, smallish crowd late Friday morning, brings up a lot of intriguing questions. Here are 10:
Devotees of "Sex and the City" are hoping for something more or less like a wet dream. But Carrie Bradshaw & Co. return with nothing new to say. The sex is less frisky, the conversations more irreverent and crass, the relationships still, of course, tangled.
If you had a hot tub that could transport you to any era in time, would you really make a beeline for the 1980s?
"The Back-up Plan" gets sitcommy early and often, and just for good measure, throws in old TV favorites Tom Bosley and Linda Lavin in brief roles.
The problem with "It's Complicated," a romantic comedy about the menopausal crowd starring Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin, is that it's not nearly complicated enough.
In Steven Soderbergh's "Out of Sight," George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez memorably created romantic sparks while huddled in the trunk of a car.
"Up in the Air" makes it look easy. Not just in its casual and apparently effortless excellence, but in its ability to blend entertainment and insight, comedy and poignancy, even drama and reality, things that are difficult by themselves but a whole lot harder in combination.