Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche co-star as curmudgeonly but inspiring middle-aged educators in this brainy-rather-than-zany romantic comedy.
The makers seem to think that gunfire exchanges represent the height of drama. They couldn’t be more wrong. As for the rooting interest aspect of the film, it’s muddy at best.
Allison Janney and Ally Sheedy are featured in “Life During Wartime,” a study of suburban agonies.