REVIEW: “Last Chance Harvey” (***)

Posted by · 7:42 am · November 9th, 2008

Remember “Falling in Love?” I wouldn’t blame you if you don’t. A modest join-the-dots 1984 romantic drama charting the will-they-won’t-they courtship between two married New York commuters, it should never have gone beyond the dimensions of a TV screen… …but for the fact that the two commuters happened to be played by Robert De Niro […]

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‘Last Chance Harvey’ added to AFI Fest line-up

Posted by · 1:47 pm · October 14th, 2008

Overture is getting serious about this film’s Oscar prospects.  Here’s the press release, in part: The director, [Joel] Hopkins, as well as [Dustin] Hoffman and [Emma] Thompson, are confirmed to attend. “AFI holds a standard of excellence for all things film and beyond.  We are honored that LAST CHANCE HARVEY was chosen for the festival […]

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