2 Days in Paris [Five Word Review]

Adam Goldberg and Julie Delpy spend '2 Days in Paris'

2 Days in Paris (Delpy, 2007)

Plot:   Marion and Jack plan to spark their faltering relationship back into life with a romantic trip to Paris; but run-ins with various ex-boyfriends and a visit to Marion’s parents threaten to extinguish their romance forever.

Boiled Down:   Frenetic.   Minimalistic.   Discursive.   Uneventful.   One-dimensional.

Rating:   2 out of 5 stars

See How They Fall [Five Word Review]

The Odd Couple - Jean-Louis Trintignant and Mathieu Kassovitz

See How They Fall (Audiard, 1994)

Plot:   A middle-aged business man gives up everything in pursuit of vengeance after his undercover cop friend is murdered, ultimately leading him on a collision course with a homeless hitman and his new-found impressionable protege. 

Boiled Down:   Bizarre.   Uneven.   Experimental.   Auteurism.   Claustrophobic.  

Rating:   3 out of 5 stars