Frances Ha is a quirky romantic comedy with a cinematic style right out of the French New Wave playbook
Woody Allen’s latest postcard from Europe has plenty of delightful moments, but the whole doesn’t add to greater than its parts on this occasion. To Rome with Love is a minor Allen film that won’t be required viewing.
This romantic comedy avoids all the cliché pitfalls and provides a hip, new take on the genre.
Damsels in Distress, the long awaited Whit Stillman successor to Metropolitan and The Last Days of Disco, is an amusing take on campus life. If not at the level of inspiration of Stillman’s other efforts, there is a Jane Austen-like approach to the battle of the sexes that will appeal to many viewers.