Commercially and artistically, this Lionsgate atrocity is pretty much pissing in the wind. Brosnan plays Richard Haig, a Cambridge literature professor who specializes in the Romantic poets, and who has an insatiable appetite for booze and beautiful women. The two move to Southern California — specifically, to a magnificent Spanish-style villa in Malibu that no one onscreen should be able to legitimately afford — but their marriage is short-lived, as Kate inexplicably falls for some guy named Brian Ben McKenzie. Watching grown men pee in public will apparently do that to you. Popular on Variety.
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Some Kind Of Beautiful
But in the opening scenes, dashing literature professor Richard Haig played by Pierce Brosnan channels the spirit of his roguish father Gordon Malcolm McDowell and delivers a lecture to his class about how the Romantics were all about instinct and individualism, not about some idealized, Hallmark-penned celebration of love. In danger of being deported and losing visitation rights with his son, Richard hustles to land a good job and to hire an immigration attorney who can sell the idea that he and Kate are still together. Still, the best of the bunch usually have some reason for being, beyond just connecting dots. They offer keen observations about modern life, or at least witty repartee between charming actors. Hayek delivers a sub-stand-up routine about the various kinds of noises men make during sex.
My husband is a medical student, so I have a few years until I'm a "doctor's wife. Your email address will not be published. I must admit that this life comes with a lot of surprises. I am more compassionate towards people who I would have stigmatized earlier. He has changed so much over the years and is very impatient with the kids.