We gave it a B-
While prepping his feature directorial debut, Jake Paltrow wasn’t keen on sibling synergy — but his sister was. ”I was like, ‘Can I be in it?”’ Gwyneth recalled at Sundance, where the film premiered. ”He kept resisting.” Eventually, she landed a role as the dowdy girlfriend of an ex-pop star (Martin Freeman) so bored he prefers to live in his dreams. ”He becomes obsessed with being fulfilled in his sleep,” says Jake, ”and figures out a way to dedicate himself to that pursuit all the time.” The allure of dreamland? Plain and simple: the stunning Penélope Cruz.