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Just Friends

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Just Friends

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
94 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/23/05
performer:
Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Christopher Marquette, Anna Faris
director:
Roger Kumble
distributor:
Benderspink, Infinity Media, Inc.
author:
Adam Davis
genre:
Romance

We gave it a B-

The agile, highly nuanced style of 70-year-old French pianist Solal (who’s worked with masters ranging from Django Reinhardt to Sidney Bechet) is in particular evidence here. But because Solal performs so many carefully structured numbers at the same sprightly tempo — and drummer Paul Motian restricts himself to brushes throughout — Just Friends has a set-in-its-ways feel. B-

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