Tag Archive: Attraction


Starring: Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt & Mark Duplass
Written & directed by Lynn Shelton

Jack is best friends with Iris, his brother’s widow, but a drunken night with Iris’ sister Hannah complicates their growing affection for each other.


Ahhh, indie rom-coms:
far more palatable than
that Heigl bullsh*t.

Grade: B+


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Your Sister’s Sister is playing now in select cities.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1742336/

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Starring: Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Allison Janney & Zac Efron
Written and directed by Josh Radnor

When a 35-year-old returns to his alma mater to visit a former professor, he strikes up a friendship with a 19-year-old student.


Intellectual
types with Nineties nostalgia:
this film is for you.

Grade: B


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Liberal Arts opens in select cities on 9/14/12.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1872818/
TCFF 12-10

Starring: Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Luke Kirby & Sarah Silverman
Written and directed by Sarah Polley

A married woman struggles to remain faithful after meeting her charming and handsome neighbor.


Life often has the
grace of one with two left feet
(and so does this Waltz).

Grade: B-


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Take This Waltz is now playing in select cities.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1592281/

Starring: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, Marisa Tomei & Kevin Bacon
Written by Dan Fogelman
Directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa

When a middle-aged man’s wife asks for a divorce, he is taken under the wing of an expert ladykiller and given a confidence-boosting makeover that shakes up both their lives.


Crazy Gosling abs
Stupid rom-com this is not
Love it through and through

Grade: A-


c2011
By Daniel J. Hoag
Crazy, Stupid, Love. is available now on Blu-ray and DVD.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1570728/