Dir. Thomas McCarthy
(2011, R, 106 min)
Win Win is a well-meaning drama that strains under the weight of a plot contrivance. This is somewhat disappointing because its writer-director is Thomas McCarthy, who previously made The Visitor, a much less formulaic movie, about a lonely professor who bonds with immigrants living in his New York City apartment. That film started and ended with character. This one begins with the introduction of a premise that crowds the characters out … Read the rest of my review at Culturazzi.org.