Timeline (*) is out of sync

This is what happens when one takes B-Level material by a good writer with a director who is kind of through with the hassle of being a director.

Nocturnal Animals (*) is weak

Ford has no talent that I can see for the art of movie making. Most of his shots come across like those awkward photos of kids in the 70's when you get the front view and a soft side view in one shot. It's supposed to be poignant and deep. It only produces awkward chuckles.

Admission is smartly compassionate

Admission - 2013 Directed by Paul Weitz Starring Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Michael Sheen, Lily Tomlin, Wallace Shawn, Nat Wolff, Gloria Reuben, Tavaris Spears Screenplay Karen Croner based on Admission by Jean Hanff Korelitz The gift that Tina Fey brings to her movies is not limited to laughs.  It's straight up compassion.  Her characters are often self-depreciating, but intelligent.  Maybe what she … Continue reading Admission is smartly compassionate