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Jack goes Boating

Posted in Festival/Event, Review with tags , , , , on January 29, 2010 by Timothy Parfitt

So last night I went to this “sundance USA*” screening, for Jack goes Boating, this really mediocre movie directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman.  He wears a stupid wool cap for the first hour of the movie, only to reveal dreadlocks?  I guess it was a comedy.  The film follows two friends, both chaffeurs, as one finds a new romance, while the other watches his longterm relationship fall apart.  Hoffman said afterwards that him and his theatre company pals were doing it as a play, but everyone said the play was “cinematic” so they adapted it into a movie… Continue reading

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