Eclectic with film and erratic with my reviews.
Eh, this was average to me. Vince Vaughn’s accent definitely needed work, nothing credible about that “howdy.”
I didn’t buy into Jennifer Carpenter as his wife. They just seemed off with one another and incompatible- like no passion there. The film just seemed outrageously over the top. I see a lot of people enjoyed it here. It was a watchable decent flick. Just wasn’t for me. And that’s okay!
The Swimmer is saturated In the beginning with that autumnal -surreal- like-late 1960s warm sunny feel. The kind I would see looking at my parents’ old childhood photographs. Or perhaps the feeling I felt when I first watched “The Graduate.” Those vibrant 1960s colors. The colors that no longer exist.
I forgot this film is based on a short story by John Cheever of the same title. Burt Lancaster wasn’t who I had in my mind as Ned. But the…