The Judge (2014)
First screened in February 2014
Director: David Dobkin. Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Vera Farmiga, Leighton Meester, Dax Shepard, Ken Howard, Emma Tremblay, David Krumholtz, Balthazar Getty, Grace Zabriskie, Denis O'Hare. Screenplay: Gillian Flynn (based on her novel). Twitter Capsule:
Only unifying elements: literalism and bad taste. Demands harsh scrutiny of everybody's choices, including the viewer's.
What's to say that hasn't been said? Why say anything at all? This would have looked anachronistic and TNT-ready a decade ago, if not two or three. Expensive, unfocused, embarrassing.