Friday, May 20, 2011
Midnight in Paris
And? Well, I'd call it cute and completely forgettable, except perhaps for the loveliness of Marion Cotillard as everyone's love interest and the outrageousness of Adrien Brody as Salvador Dali. The best performance by far was by Paris herself; the images of the city were picture postcard perfect and I really had to resist saying, "I've been there! And there! And there!" And so while the script, even with its flights of fancy, is predictable, I'm guessing that you'll still leave with a smile on your face. If you're not in Paris, you might be figuring out how to get here at any cost. And for those of us who are? Well, it was a good reminder to go out and take a midnight stroll through the city, something that beats the price of admission even when it's on special.
Midnight in Paris releases in New York and Los Angeles today, with other U.S. cities to follow.