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Breaking Up

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Breaking Up

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Russell Crowe, Salma Hayek
director:
Robert Greenwald
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C-

It’s codependence a la Cosmopolitan magazine in Breaking Up as pouty-lipped Hayek and galvanic Crowe star as lovers who can’t live together and can’t live apart in this barely released drama. Hot in the sack but clueless in the world, Monica and Steve break up and make up ad nauseam courtesy of writing and direction better suited to a Calvin Klein Obsession ad. While these extremely able actors outshine the material, after two hours of kvetching and shtupping and shtupping and kvetching, parting was such sweet relief. C-

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