Would you think I was gaming you if I said Duplicity — which could well win the award for worst movie trailer of 2009 — is actually a clever, classy spy comedy?
You’d never know it from those unfunny previews, which have been running in theatres for months now. I’d begun to cringe every time I saw Julia Roberts smugly dangling a thong while a gobsmacked Clive Owen, looking like he’s had his pocket picked in a brothel, exclaims, “You’re gamin’ me?”
Roberts and Owen are enjoyably edgy as devious spies-cum-lovers, while writer-director Tony Gilroy has given them a cunning plot to manoeuvre in. [Read more…] about ‘Duplicity’ Movie Review