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
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