I think is the most cinematographic romcom that I have seen, it actually made me feel like a fan girl at the end, is kind of weird feeling that kind of inside girly scream over a highly acclaimed director’s movie. I’m going to think that he had a really fun time directing a very basic but effective in his genre movie and, at the same time, exploring the very American way of telling a road trip love story.
É impressionante como alguns filmes nos tocam, por mais que não sejam exatamente um primor artístico. Um dos primeiros DVDs que comprei na minha adolescência, começando a me interessar por cinema. Pra mim, esse filme vai ser sempre uma memória deliciosa.
Pfff... The acting of Norah Jones is as toe-curling as her music. The story is over the top sentimental and the dialogues and contemplations are so shallow and superficial, it's hard to relate to anything. Natalie Portman was awesome though and Jude Law was very good too, but they're both too far out of Norah's league, makes it weird. And why so many window shots?
Not great. WKW is obviously fascinated with vague Americana but the result feels hokey, cheesy, and cringey. The cinematography, particularly at the beginning, is a classic WKW treat. Neon, blur, and super slow fades. The acting is horrendous, particularly from the two leads, Jones & Law. Hiddeously fake southern accents. The Portman sideplot is long, cliche, and uninteresting. Music is hit/miss w cool ItMfL callback
You can see from miles away it is a WKW's movie, and I mean that for the good and the bad. While in the first part it appears as a case of self-plagiarism, WKW slowly gets rids of his (redundant?) aesthetics and cinematic vision to move (a bit) more freely. The result is convincing, not as extraordinary as his previous works, but still solid and appreciable.