Love Strange, but Chopin Marvelous

marisa tomei

Saw “Love is Strange” at my favorite theater, The Little in Rochester, New York. I’ve been a fan of Marisa Tomei forever and while I’d like to say this is a knockout performance equal to “Before the Devil Knows Your Dead”, alas, it’s not Oscar season just yet.

The best thing about the movie was the Chopin soundtrack, which was an audio bubble bath after a long day. I really like Al Molina, too. I’ve been a sucker for him since his gun brandishing coke head in “Boogie Nights”.

But the story has holes and one semi big narrative leap which had been foreshadowed ad nausea.