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Duplicity

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Julia Roberts, Duplicity

Duplicity

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
125 minutes
Wide Release Date:
03/20/09
performer:
Clive Owen, Julia Roberts, Paul Giamatti, Tom Wilkinson
director:
Tony Gilroy
distributor:
Universal
author:
Tony Gilroy
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B-

Tony Gilroy’s follow-up to the far-better 2007 movie Michael Clayton, Duplicity is jazzy and slick. But it’s also way too impressed with its own cleverness. Julia Roberts and Clive Owen try for His Girl Friday rat-a-tat verbal sparks, but the time-jumping narrative structure is a clichĂ© at this point and their chemistry only goes so far. At least Gilroy gives good commentary on the EXTRAS. B?

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