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Romance & Cigarettes
pros: Singing garbage man- need I say more?
cons: Plot may get a little loose at times.
I had the pleasure of watching this movie at Roger Ebert's overlooked film fest this year. I have to... See Full Review
|Genre||Musical & Performing Arts|
|Actors||Aida Turturro, Bobby Cannavale, Christopher Walken, Eddie Izzard, Mandy Moore, Mary-Louise Parker, Steve Buscemi|
|Stars||James Gandolfini, Kate Winslet, Susan Sarandon|
|Running Time||1hr 46min|
|MPAA Rating||R (MPAA)|
|Professional Reviews||(03/01/2006, p.74, Liese Spencer): "Steve Buscemi's appearances as Nick's steelworker mate Angelo guarantee injections of energy and laughs...", (04/01/2006, p.133, Uncut Staff): "Kate Winslet steals the show as Nick's pneumatic, foul-mouthed English bit on the side.", (07/01/2006, p.104, Mike Carhart-Harris): 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's something in Turturro's chaotic marriage of domestic black comedy and Broadway musical that's uniquely his.", (08/01/2006, p.107, David Richardson): 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he heightened reality proves seductive....ROMANCE AND CIGARETTES will be remembered for its shining brilliance.", (09/07/2007, p.E10, Stephen Holden): "[The cast] injects the film with continual shots of adrenaline. The cast is clearly having the time of its life...and the excitement is contagious.", (12/21/2007, Carina Chocano): "Winslet pulls out all the stops as the funny, needy, raunchy, heartbreaking Tula..."|