The film, while well-made on a technical level, feels more like a collection of moments than a full and satisfying narrative.
Woody Allen's "Café Society" opened this year's Cannes Film Festival, and Chaz Ebert has an exclusive review in the video dispatch posted below. Clips of the film featuring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell and Blake Lively are included in the video, as well as footage of the rainy first hours of the Riviera-set festival. Best of all is an excerpt from the jury press conference, in which actor Donald Sutherland brings down the house with an uproarious joke delivered with impeccable deadpan timing.
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An interview with the legendary critic J. Hoberman on the release of his book Make My Day.