Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles

A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!

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"Genius"

Review Summary: Ann and Les thought this premise had potential, but despised the focus and execution of the film. Thomas Hardy is incredibly dull, but they felt that there was such potential for a story about Hemingway and Fitzgerald.

Plot: Scribner's editor Maxwell Perkins edits the writings of Thomas Hardy, Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Runtime 104 minutes.

Director: Michael Grandage

Writer: A. Scott Berg

Stars: Colin Firth, Jude Law, and Nicole Kidman

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