Izzy Gets the F Across Town is messy

Izzy Gets the F Across Town may mean well but the small indie comedy tends to be a bit of a mess. Mackenzie Davis does her best to carry the film in the titular role of Izzy but it’s not enough to keep the film going.  Given where she is at the start of the film, it’s as if the film is the indie version of the classic comedy, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.  We go from…

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The Year of Spectacular Men: A Deutch Family Affair

The Year of Spectacular Men is a charming romantic comedy bringing the women in the Deutch family together in one film. Lea Thompson directs from a screenplay that is written by her older daughter, Madelyn Deutch.  Madelyn stars along side her younger sister, Zoey, and their mom.  Because of having a lifetime of chemistry, none of it feels forced.  It feels so natural watching the three of them behave together as they do.  Madelyn doesn’t…

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