cher and winona ryder are godsent to make us happier and better people. them dancing in the kitchen together is a real mood. christina ricci with a pumpkin on her head.
would it be dishonest to write this as a review on a reputation rather than a film? at this point, it's kind of hard to separate the two; maybe no other 21st century movie carries the kind of reappraisal and appreciative exception as mann's tv adaptation. there is undoubtedly a lot to admire here, the digital photography pushes several sequences into abstraction, an almost experimental stance which is exhilarating set next to its genre underpinnings. mann's central interests in work,…