The rom-com is back! Bachelorette writer-director Leslye Headland, obviously a connoisseur of the genre, ropes in Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie for this seemingly traditional (but irreverently lewd) When Harry Met Sally riff about two Manhattan friends who are desperately trying not to screw up their friendship by screwing each other.
What’s this? Johnny Depp in an actual performance, unadorned by some wacky neck scarf or magical kookiness? Believe it. Depp turns his considerable intensity to the role of real-life Boston crime kingpin Whitey Bulger.
Paranoid American chess champ Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) faces off against Russia’s supercool Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber) in a Cold War confrontation that’s equal parts psychothriller and Mad Men-esque period drama.