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As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.
Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) is a chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today.
Jessica Brown Findlay
Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.
In this new comedy adventure, celebrated travel writer, Bill Bryson, instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful wife, and large and happy family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail - 2,200 miles of America's most unspoiled, spectacular and rugged countryside from Georgia to Maine. The peace and tranquility he hopes to find, though, is anything but, once he agrees to being accompanied by the only person he can find willing to join him on the trek - his long lost and former friend Katz, a down-on-his-luck serial philanderer who, after a lifetime of relying on his charm and wits to keep one step ahead of the law - sees the trip as a way to sneak out of paying some debts and sneak into one last adventure before its too late. The trouble is, the two have a completely different definition of the word, "adventure". Now they're about to find out that when you push yourself to the edge, the real fun begins. Written by
Broad Green Pictures
Robert Redford said in a interview that in 2007 when the movie was being made, Redford wanted Paul Newman to do one last movie with him. Unfortunately Paul Newman had been diagnosed with cancer and was to ill to do the movie. See more »
Bryson's hair length doesn't change through the entire movie and Katz's beard remains the same throughout. See more »
Writers don't retire. We either drink ourselves to death or blow our brains out.
What will it be for you?
After this interview, probably both.
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It's hard to imagine a more flaccid attempt at a road movie than this. Dialogue performed with a stiffness that should have been reserved for their knees, barely a decent shot, no attempt at capturing any sense of light, which should have been fairly simple considering the locations, and with any pointed comments about modern America present in the book swiftly removed in favour of trite Hallmark sentiment. Redford was so poor, it really was like watching one's granddad in his doddering twilight years at some points, so different from the assured performance in All Is Lost last year. He looked embarrassed. And I've always struggled with Nolte but in this he really ups his game as it was hard not to tear my eyes and ears away whenever he was on screen. I desperately wanted to leave but felt it would be rude on the many grey pounders who were in the cinema one small section apparently enjoying jokes and situations that were aged in 1954 and were signposted roughly that far in advance in this script. One redeeming feature: I think I know what it is to be old and frail now, as this film made me feel that way it was so lacking in spirit and verve.
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