Posts Tagged ‘lasse hallstrom’
An unrepentant three-hankie weepie, this story about a dog's reincarnated lives will leach the tears and smiles out, despite your best efforts.
One of my personal touchstone films, "My Life As a Dog" showed an American teenager how vibrant and alive foreign cinema can be.
"The Hundred-Foot Journey" isn't haute cuisine, but it's a worthwhile and pleasurable bit of cinematic comfort food.
There's the bones of a good story in the latest adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' Souther-fried oeuvre. Bit it needed another cast and crew to find it.
"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" is definitely an acquired taste, but it's completely worth closing your eyes and taking a bite.
It's a shame that "Hachi" failed to get a theatrical release, because it's worthy tear-jerker.
"Dear John" is an untidy but authentic romantic drama. Unfortunately, its leading man is better suited to boxing than romance.