“One Day” seems to have an easy premise.
Based on a novel by David Nicholls, the film depicts a 20-year friendship/relationship between Emma (Anne Hathaway) and Dex (Jim Sturgess), visiting them on only one July day, each year.
Except that the couple doesn’t actually meet on that day every year. And then it gets even more complex. Read More
Presented as an epic-scale Hollywood romance centering on a big, bumpy, beautiful relationship, “One Day” is far from a disaster, but it fails to deliver the emotion, wisdom and true verve that its rushed-along story demands.
Cliches counter the bright spots, and the mismatched leads supply little electricity in this adaptation of the British bestseller. Read More