What If (9/10)
through this movie I wondered if I had gone through a time warp to a
land that once was but is no more, a time before Judd Apatow and Will
Ferrell and the nincompoops who have spent their entire careers in an
attempt to kill comedy as we knew it in the 20th century and
substitute crudity, vulgarity, low morals, and a plethora of F-bombs for
tasteful, moral humor.
a sweet, romantic film that concentrates on a woman who is faithful to
her lover and the bind in which she finds herself when she suddenly
meets the man who is clearly her soulmate.
Kazan is rapidly proving herself to be one of the finest actresses on
the big screen. She is not Amy Adams beautiful but she has gorgeous,
expressive eyes and can convey every emotion known to humankind, even
though she often looks like she couldnít be more than 13 years of age.
She sparkled in Ruby Sparks (no pun intended), which she wrote.
And she gave a smashing performance playing twins in The Pretty One.
she teams with Daniel Radcliffe (who will probably get most of the ink)
as the man of her destiny with a sensitive, funny script by Elan Mastai
from the play Toothpaste and Cigars by T.J. Dawe & Michel Rinaldi.
Kazan and Radcliffe are deftly directed by Michael Dowse who clearly
gets the subtlety of the story.
a movie in which you have to listen to the dialogue. There is no nudity
to distract you. Itís a movie that emphasizes good values, that uses
language instead of four-letter words.
a poignant, sweet romance that will have you chuckling but that can
bring tears to your eyes. Itís a film that should be seen by all
tweeners because it shows them whatís involved in love and romance, not
just the sex.