Magazine March 8, 2010, Issue

Cold Hearts

(Warner Bros.)
A review of Valentine’s Day

Movie criticism, like most human affairs, suffers during extreme weather. Before Washington, D.C., was buried beneath successive blizzards, I was planning to review The Wolfman, and distinctly looking forward to it. Anthony Hopkins chewing the scenery! Benicio Del Toro pretending to be British! Emily Blunt, fresh from playing Queen Victoria, as the tight-bodiced love interest! Darkened moors and foggy woods, decaying manors and ripe full moons! I’m not saying it would have been a good movie, mind you — but I’m pretty sure it would have been fun to write and read about.

Then the storms of February swept through our

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