John Lithgow and Alfred Molina are impeccable -– understated, convincing, and empathetic –- both individually and as a screen team, delivering privileged moments galore.
The Pennsylvania Ballet presents it latest program at the Academy of Music from May 9th through 12th.
What gives writer-director Judd Apatow’s latest slice-of-life comedy its “oomph” is the sometimes brutal honesty on display in this exploration of marital struggle and parenting fumble.
It’s satire disguised as the movie equivalent of a whoopee cushion.
So what do June, July, and August have in store for us as mainstream attractions compete for box office dollars? Plenty!
“In Ireland, a woman can propose to a man on the 29th of February,” says John Lithgow’s character in the rom-com movie “Leap Year.”
Had it cut loose a bit from its namesake original, “Footloose” might have been fancy-free. Instead, it’s got retread written all over it.
Say hello once again to the apes of wrath.