Last Chance Harvey

When meeting someone becomes a game-changer
Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson and Kathy Baker
Directed by Joel Hopkins

Is there a film critic’s superstition that the first film you see in a year will determine if the rest of the film year is good or bad? Oh, I hope not. That’s because only one word comes to mind when I think about Last Chance Harvey: phony. Starting with its overly precious title (His name is Harvey. It’s his last chance), this tale of a music man blares false note after false note. Not one seems ... more >