Between the lush tropical scenery and the beautiful faces in the cast, Aloha has plenty for the eyes, but not much for the brain. Despite a top-notch ensemble cast, the latest romantic comedy from director Cameron Crowe only sporadically flashes the sharp dialogue and emotional depth that characterize the filmmaker’s best work. For that, you […]

The week’s DVDs begin in Rumania:

DVDs and streaming for May 26 by Boo Allen This week, we begin in Rumania: So Bright is the View (***) Brother-directors Joel Levy Florescu and Michael Levy Florescu paint a bleak portrait of their native Bucharest, Rumania in this probing character study. As usual in Rumanian films that reach here, this one has long, […]