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A grown-up, less in your face version of "Closer". Emotionally powerful movie that will leave you wanting more. Great. I say B+,
This review is from: Last Night (+ Digital Copy) (DVD)
"What I wouldn't give to have tired of you." After a party makes her feel uneasy Joanna (Knightley) thinks that her husband Michael (Worthington) is cheating on her. The next day he leaves on a business trip, with the women (Eva Mendes). The same day Joanna runs into her past love and spends time with him. Both are tempted to do what they shouldn't. This is a movie that you have to let form. The first half hour or so is a little slow, but then it really starts to take shape and the ending will leave you wanting more. Being a man, this is not usually the type of movie that I enjoy, but I really did like this one. I would call this a more subdued version of "Closer", much less overt sex and much more subtle love. Much like "Closer" you are pulled back and forth between who you like and who you don't. Who is right and who is wrong. Who you want to root for, and who you shouldn't. Either way this is a very emotionally powerful movie that will leave you wishing there was more. Overall, I surprisingly liked this movie a lot. This is a very emotional movie that will leave you thinking. That's a good thing. I give it a B+.
Would I watch again? - I actually think I might.
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Initial post: Oct 16, 2011 4:14:52 PM PDT
Posted on Jul 18, 2013 11:27:42 PM PDT
Closer is one of my favorite films so I will have to pick this up now. Thanks for the review!
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