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‘Somewhere’ – Movie Review

The opening scene of Somewhere is a fixed-camera shot of the middle section of what looks like a dirt car racing circuit. A black Ferrari comes in and out of shot as the driver progresses along the track anti-clockwise. You wait, the car completes a circuit and goes in and out of shot again. And again…

It’s intriguing waiting for something to happen…but nothing does. Unfortunately, this opening scene prefigures the rest of the movie: slow-moving, poetic in intent, but going nowhere and ultimately a letdown. Continue reading ‘Somewhere’ – Movie Review