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YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER

title: YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER
year: 2010
cast: Anthony Hopkins, Josh Brolin, Gemma Jones, Naomi Watts
rating: **

Anthony Hopkins, despite his unique and usually capable talent, seems awkward channeling the staple Woody Allen timid flake (much like Michael Caine from "Hannah and her Sisters") going through a belated mid-life crisis. Josh Brolin, as an existential writer with a dullard's charm, romances a gorgeous female guitarist while passion almost erupts between Antonio Bandares and Brolin's wife: all taking place in England where Woody's worked so much, the scenery's become commonplace. Gemma Jones, as Hopkin's ex, provides an essential base: making everyone else seem more than puppets in an all too familiar stage. But beware: just as the other character's stories get interesting... including a May/December relationship from hell and an original twist on plagiarism, the film ends suddenly, giving no closure, which is can be very
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