November 5, 2014

St. Vincent

St. Vincent, 2014. A grumpy old dirtbag gets a babysitting job.

Written & directed by Theodore Melfi. Starring Bill Murray, with Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, & Jaeden Lieberher.

Concept: D
Story: C
Characters: B
Dialog: A
Pacing: B
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: C
Enjoyment: Very funny. And, while I can see why critics complain that it's contrived, I thought it did pretty well on the emotional side of things. It could have been an awful movie with a different cast, but it works. B

GPA: 2.7/4

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