A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watch-dog assigned to him.
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.
Two strangers stuck in Manhattan for the night grow into each other's most trusted confidants when an evening of unexpected adventure forces them to confront their fears and take control of their lives.
A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs - the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii - and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him. Written by
Sony Pictures Entertainment
So maybe this isn't the best Cameron Crowe movie there is. But it still is better than some other movies out there. There is a certain charm (not to mention a cast list that reads incredible) to it all. It might be convoluted and it might have some major storytelling issues (not to mention a very strange romantic story, that while predictable still is weird), but it is kind of funny.
There is wit, there is funny situations and there is a strange military subplot, with Mr. Baldwin and others at the top of it. Or are they? It's tough to tell at times what is going on and what the movie is trying to tell the viewer. If you have patience you may be rewarded for that ...
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