Ryan Reynolds and Melissa McCarthy have very interesting and entwined charecters, the acting is wonderful and the story lines are compelling. Their interaction with Hope Davis and Elle Fanning are a wonderful mix. The movie comes across as 3 stories that at the end are shown to be just one.
Unfortunately, I found myself lost on several occassions and not sure of what I was suppose to be seeing and feeling about the charecters. This movie was written in a way that seems to put a lot of the creativity on the part of the audience and not in the story itself. It is a real thinker of a movie, making you ponder the very ideas of who we are and who we know. Maybe that was the whole point.
March 1, 2008