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Nowhere Man

Posted in Review, Timothy Parfitt with tags , , , on January 17, 2011 by Timothy Parfitt

Last night I went to go see the new Sofia Coppola movie, Somewhere.  I was hesitant, the title struck me as suspiciously vague.  Stephen Dorff plays Johnny, a movie star stranded at the Chateau Marmont hotel in Los Angeles, doomed to a life of Ferrari-driving and stranger-screwing.  Coppola is a master of establishing mood, but the script lacks the underlying tensions to sustain  interest through all of Johnny’s artful moping. Continue reading