Tag Archive: Jeannie Berlin

The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

BBBB (out of 5) Without a doubt one of the funniest movies ever made. Charles Grodin is magnificent as a lonely singleton who marries a nice Jewish girl (Jeannie Berlin, who is director Elaine… Continue reading

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Cafe Society

B (out of 5) Woody Allen reaches a career low with this tired and charmless period piece. Jesse Eisenberg heads out to Los Angeles and goes to work for his uncle (Steve Carell), a successful Hollywood agent… Continue reading

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Inherent Vice

BBB (out of 5) Thomas Pynchon’s convoluted plotting is rendered cinematically by Paul Thomas Anderson in this mind-warping, often chic and frequently hilarious neo-noir.  Joaquin Phoenix is excellent as a 1970s hippie private eye… Continue reading

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Margaret

BB (out of 5) Anna Paquin is a hormonal, hypersensitive, sometimes charismatic but mostly trite teenager who, on a random shopping excursion to look for a hat, finds herself in the middle of a… Continue reading

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On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

BB.5 (out of 5) University student Barbra Streisand checks into psychiatrist Yves Montand’s office for an appointment. Her fiance has a problem with her smoking, and having heard of Montand’s hypnosis therapy she… Continue reading

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