The film’s worst moments are like watching a smiley-face cheer up a mannequin.
RELATED: My nemesis A.O. Scott says: “Mr. Bloom distinguishes himself, in this performance as in most of his others, by his steadfast reluctance to explore his range as an actor.” Since my opinions are usually 180 degrees away from A.O.’s, maybe I will find this a great performance when I see it Friday night.
STILL ON TOPIC: Speaking of Elizabethtown, vfxblog has an interview with a man who did some special effects on it that are completely invisible.
UPDATE 10/17/05: Didn’t see Elizabethtown this weekend after all. Stayed in and wrote my screenplay like a good little boy.