Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Summer Viewing: Midnight in Paris

I know "blockbusters" open in Summer, but I am not digging the line-up this year. I have grown mostly indifferent to Summer movies over the years, but this season seems especially dry. Almost none grab me, and I may even pass on Natalie Portman in Thor. It's a sign of sinister times if even Natalie cannot get me to the theater.

However, someone else may. Several blogs I follow covered Rachel McAdams' new Elle interview, which I cannot not wait to read. I think she is a great actor and personality. Also, the interview reminded me of the Woody Allen film she made, Midnight in Paris. While I am not nerdy for Allen (although I hold a fondness for Annie Hall), this looks cute. It follows a couple in Paris (Rachel and Owen Wilson), and also features Marion Cotillard, Michael Sheen, Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, and Carla Bruni.

The story and idea of Rachel with Owen Wilson, also looks promising. Personally I am not a relationship person, but they still fascinate me. Observing couples' chemistry and interactions remains a favorite interest of mine. Sick, huh? Just kidding.

Finally, the movie takes place in Paris! Paris is my favorite place I have never been to.

Here is the trailer? Will you see it?



amy said...

Adore your blog!

This movie has many actors whom I enjoy. I hadn't heard of it until I stumbled on your blog. Certainly will take a peak ^.^

hope to hear from you*
love amy ^.^

She is Sara said...

OH this looks so good! I am in the same boat as you with the summer movies, none of them look all that great. I really like Rachel too!

Shybiker said...

I've had a history with Woody Allen's films. I grew up liking his early comedies, loving his serious middle phase (especially "Crimes and Misdemeanors") and bemoaning his later films for their repetition.

That said, I *love* Rachel McAdams ever since "The Notebook" (even though I saw her in "Mean Girls" earlier, but she didn't register in that). So I'll see anything she stars in. I even enjoyed "Red Eye", a genre I'm not fond of but which she redeemed.

Your posts are great.

Kallie, Happy Honey and Lark said...

I saw Thor, it was fun. And by fun I mean there was an abundance of staring at the gorgeous Chris Hemsworth and Natalie got to play an astrophysicist (and I think she has a Harvard degree in that in real life...but it might be neuroscience).
I will see anything with a Wilson brother. :)

Audrey (hkittygirl) said...

Ooh, I should see that movie! I love most of the movies that Owen Wilson is in! :)