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Somewhere

The new Coppola is here: but is it good?
Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning and Chris Pontius
Directed by Sofia Coppola

Diehard Coppola fans will appreciate “Somewhere.” This critic found it frustrating and going nowhere. It’s not so much the glacial pace or the extremely long takes that are at fault. After all, Antonioni and others successfully pulled off the same kind of stunt for almost decades. Nor the simpatico performance by Stephen Dorff playing a famous but washed-out star, Johnny Marco, devoid of any ... more >