CHICAGO – “Drinking Buddies” director Joe Swanberg’s latest release of the same star wattage is “Happy Christmas,” an even lower-fi story than the Olivia Wilde beer comedy, steered even more by the casting that it was able to assemble. However, with this movie Swanberg doesn’t so much worry about having a story that could be confused with a more mainstream romantic comedy if it were to have a bigger budget.
Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro, John Turturro, Stanley Tucci, What Just Happened? (4)
Left to right: Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro, John Turturro and Stanley Tucci in “What Just Happened?”.
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