Lasse Hallström

Reviews

Thursday, February 4 2010

Dear John

Clichés suffuse Dear John, including the repetitious soft-focus close-ups of Amanda Seyfried and excuses to get Channing Tatum's shirt off.


Wednesday, November 14 2007

The Hoax

The film does not shy away from the innate unlikability of its leading man and it also explores, cannily, the damage one person’s dishonesty can inflict upon everyone around them.


Friday, April 6 2007

The Hoax (2006)

Even as The Hoax works to wring emotional consequence from its many layers of lies, you're hard-pressed to believe it.


Monday, April 24 2006

Casanova (2005)

This would be the cleaned-up, wearisome, supposedly romantic version of the notorious Casanova.


Monday, April 10 2006

An Unfinished Life (2005)

For his part, Lasse Hallström likes the subtler strokes, as the scene when Redford sits in his truck and is unable to start it.


News

Friday, February 5 2010

Nicholas Sparks is a master of romance, and Hollywood knows it

LOS ANGELES — Hours before the Hollywood premiere of "Dear John" earlier this week, best-selling author Nicholas Sparks was sitting in the expensive hotel room he'd


Friday, April 6 2007

Richard Gere scams in 'The Hoax'

In his new film "The Hoax," Richard Gere does a lot of fast-talking. As Clifford Irving, one of the most notorious scam artists the last


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