Like Ficarra and Requa’s 2011 comedy Crazy Stupid Love, Focus begins promisingly and bops along enjoyably for a while, only to run out of steam…
Sorry about the scarcity of posts in the last few days. I've been very, very busy catching up with year-end movies for ten-best list considerations. Then my PowerBook slowed to a crawl and went... bits up -- just as I was in the middle of writing a review for the Sun-Times. As the guy at the Apple Genius Bar delivered the diagnosis today: "Fatal hard drive error." I don't even want to think about how many frame grabs for future Opening Shots were on that drive.
Anyway, I hope to be back up and running soon.
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