movie just ok..didn't pull me in
This was meant to be a play. That's the only explanation for how boring the execution was.
Smart, unpredictable performances by Debra Winger and Tracy Letts and an uncommonly crucial score by Mandy Hoffman ensure that the picture's odd nature won't be misconstrued as indecisiveness.
The Lovers is shrewd, even if it’s not altogether satisfying.
This film is a real pleasure and surprise because it sees old emotions as things that can be replenished and renewed if you are open and not too rigid about the boundaries of your relationships with others.