Near the end of this smart, speedy romantic farce, the comic engine hits a wall and sputters. Until then, this Coen brothers film -- easily their silliest -- is fueled by a screwball fizz that keeps the laughs popping. show more
Too slick but amusing marital farce. show more
None of this would work, of course, without stylish performances in the leads and Mr. Clooney and Ms. Zeta-Jones do themselves and their dubious characters proud. show more
October 19, 2013 Mr. Wonderful
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INTOLERABLE CONVERSATIONS. WHERE IS THE POKER-FACE DRY-WIT WE EXPECT FROM THE COEN BROTHERS? WHEN I PUT TOGETHER MY COLLECTION OF COEN BROTHER FILMS TO TAKE WITH ME INTO THE AFTER LIFE, THIS PIC WILL BE EXCLUDED.