Directed by Lynn Shelton, “Your Sister’s Sister” is a rare beast — a low-budget movie about actual characters.The film, which opens today, is an example of an affordable model that has worked for Shelton over the course of several films. “This is my third movie in a row with three characters in one location and taking place over a long weekend,” she says, adding that the film was shot in just 12 days with a small crew. Read More
“The Adjustment Bureau” is a metaphysical thriller about love, fate, free will and some rather novel hat tricks. It centers on a politician whose love for a dancer puts him in dangerous conflict with cosmic authorities when it bucks destiny’s master plan.
Buoyed by breezy direction and terrific actor rapport, the movie is a potential springtime sparkler. But a dearth of original ideas and a reliance on Hollywood hooey as a romantic condiment bring it down. Read More
“The Adjustment Bureau” — the new Philip K. Dick-inspired thriller about an otherworldly crew of mystery men who mean to ensure that God’s master plan unfolds just as intended — brought at least one of its stars to tears. And no, it wasn’t Matt Damon, who absorbs a surprise shot to the gut from his on-screen love interest, played by Emily Blunt. Read More