Random musings on all things cinematical, and otherwise, by Joe Leydon.
Sunday, October 21, 2007
A pleasant surprise
Good news: Dan in Real Life is not the rollicking laff riot it's being sold as in coming-attractions trailers. (In fact, one of the sillier scenes in the trailer is, thank goodness, nowhere to be found in the movie itself.) Better news: It is a warm and witty and wonderfully understated comedy from the maker of Pieces of April. Here's my Variety review.