|Bradley Cooper and Zöe Saldana star in CBS Films' THE WORDS. |
Photo Credit: Jonathan Wenk. © 2012 CBS Films Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Rarely have I seen such breathtaking self-importance in the face of so little substance. "The Words" takes itself so deathly serious, fancying itself some grandiose statement on the power of words and the line between truth and fiction. Instead it's a startling waste of talent and celluloid, a pretentious piece of cinematic claptrap that puts on airs with such shameless pomposity that one wonders how it gained a wide release in the first place.Click here to read my full review.