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Feast of Love

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Feast of Love

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
102 minutes
Limited Release Date:
09/28/07
performer:
Selma Blair, Morgan Freeman, Greg Kinnear
director:
Robert Benton
distributor:
MGM
author:
Robert Benton, Alison Burnett
genre:
Drama, Romance

We gave it a C-

Greg Kinnear stars as a coffee-shop owner who gets dumped by his wife in this clunky drama about couples coming together and falling apart. Feast of Love aims to untangle love’s mysteries, yet all it serves up is tired platitudes about how ”brave” our hearts are. The cast, including Radha Mitchell as an alluring real estate agent and Freeman as a predictably wise prof, is game enough, but the film’s treacly take on romance — must everyone fall in love at first sight? — gives them little to work with. EXTRAS A self-congratulatory doc rehashes the casting process. C-

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