Set It Up
A solid romantic comedy with sharp dialogue, amusing characters, and a few surprises up its sleeve.
Eyes, frames, lenses, doorways, windows, photographs, mirrors, smoke, hands, flesh, water, power...
There are movies I count among my best friends, with whom I have loved, learned, and grown. This is one I treasure most. (Only for those who know their way around "Chinatown.")
[notes to come]
a labor of deepest love, for Mrs. Mulwray and Gina Namkung (1937, 1974, and counting...)
... and, of course, for Matt Zoller Seitz, Kevin B. Lee, Steven Boone...
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