Melodrama built on contrived, shallow literary device.
There are four writers in this pretentious, turgid melodrama: a successful novelist, a plagiarist, an old man who wrote the purloined manuscript and a younger version of that character. all the artifice upon artifice amounts to very little
Much of the film feels contrived or too familiar...
They take their game pretty seriously in Mystery... a committee of five select the team from the town`s best players, and for the last thirteen years sheriff John Biebe (Russell Crowe) has been a player... but just when the team is about to meet...
Offers good escapism and plenty of laughs.
Tim Robbins has an irresistible attraction these days; he`s not only a terrific actor, he`s an intelligent and caring director as well. After writing and directing Dead Man Walking, it`s no wonder that he wanted a little light relief with Nothing...