Excerpt: Though it seems to be vaguely marketed and widely classified as a romantic comedy, Arthur Newman is not. It is, however, an intriguing film that avoids trivializing or overdramatizing its leads’ cloudy states of reinvention.
Excerpt: The most interesting thing about this very low key road trip film is how completely Colin Firth has altered his voice to play this character. If you closed your eyes, you’d be hard pressed to guess who you were listening to. But Dante Ariola’s feature directorial debut (from a script Becky Johnston, “Seven Years in Tibet”) is such a small film, it almost evaporates as you’re watching it.