Jump cuts, freeze frames and copious nostalgic flashbacks do not hide how deathly dull this is.
Spike Jonze's Her is unique. It is unlike any other movie I've seen this year - or any year for that matter. It is aesthetically beautiful, succeeding in building a complete "new" world. Architecture, clothes and above all how people communicate with each other. And it doesn't feel the need to fill you in on this world with tiring exposition. The viewer just discovers it as the movie goes along.
Set in Los Angeles sometime in the near future, it…