Anyone who's ever been in love will smile at the young lovers in
Anna (Felicity Jones) is an aspiring writer and Jacob (
Anna foolishly decides to ignore the terms of her student visa. She goes home to England for a visit and is shocked when the big bad immigration people refuse re-entry into the U.S. Don't they know she's in love? And so they miss each other like — well, you know.
Through immaturity or just plain laziness, the lovers drift apart. Until they have to be together again. And then they have to be apart. Back and forth, forth and back, until we really don't care anymore.
The true heartbreak is when Jacob and Anna form relationships with other people. Poor Samantha (
"Like Crazy" had a great buildup but didn't live up to my expectations. Sometimes love is like that, too. Crazy, I know.
Crime caper for some laughs
A cast of misfits are thrown together by circumstance to become unlikely conspirators. They seek to pull off a very grand larceny in a high-security skyscraper in New York.
They form an alliance for revenge with a small-time crook played by
As usual, the motley crew faces impossible circumstances trying to pull off the big heist. But along the predictable path to victory, there's enough snappy dialogue and genuine laughter to make it worth your while if you're a fan of this genre.