Advertisement stars as Rob, who owns a used-record store in Chicago and has just broken up with Laura, his latest girlfriend. The story unspools in an unforced way. . Rob seeks out former girlfriends like Charlie , who tells him why she left him in more detail than he really wants to hear. He remains a magnanimous maverick, jovially sparring with his bandmates and pushing them toward the less obvious choice at any given moment.
Vielschichtige Refrain-Harmonien mit Ohrwurm-Garantie erklingen bei den Songs Save You, Fireflies und This Is My Day. We ask that you do not create a new torrent, include all descriptions you see above including the QxR logo, tags, notes and screenshots. Frears and his screenwriters D. You break up, you sigh, you move on. He breaks up a lot. Barry and Dick involve Rob in elaborate debates about music minutiae.
New Light has since been superceded by The Best Of Chris Rea, which also includes material from Auberge and The Road To Hell. He seems stuck in the role of rejected lover and never likes a girl quite as much when she's with him as after she's left. With New Jawn, McBride has put together a band with a well-defined artistic aesthetic that still sounds fresh. The women I recognize, too. Usually a clunky plot gets in the way, or the filmmakers are afraid to let their characters seem too smart.
In fact, soft rock albums hardly ever came better than this, and it remains one of the best mainstream albums of its time. Since has as much to do with vinyl addiction as it does with the difficulties of love, great care has been taken with its selection of tracks, a solidly eccentric collection of heartache-heavy pop gems ranging from obscure '60s bands and groundbreaking artists like and , to and. Devincentis, , Cusack and have transplanted the story to Chicago so successfully that it feels like it grew organically out of the funky soil of Lincoln Avenue and North Halsted, Old Town and New Town, Rogers Park and Hyde Park, and Wicker Park, where it was shot--those neighborhoods where the workers in the alternative-lifestyle industry live, love and labor. An overlooked talent of his, it underlies this collection of contemporary sounding songs rooted in dance beats and blues a strange combination, but it works. With New Jawn, he interpolates that stripped-down vibe once again with a daring pianoless quartet featuring trumpeter Josh Evans, tenor saxophonist Marcus Strickland, and drummer Nasheet Waits.
They are both experts on everything, brains stocked with info-nuggets about popular culture. This information helps us design a better experience for all users. I also recognize Barry, the character played by Jack Black; he's a type so universal it's a wonder he hasn't been pinned down in a movie before: a blowhard, a self-appointed expert on all matters of musical taste, a monologuist, a guy who would rather tell you his opinion than take your money. Like his fellow Northeastener Robert Palmer, Chris Rea is hard to pigeonhole: if not a great guitarist he is at least very gifted, with a warm style that borrows from Keith Richards and Eric Clapton. Rob gets advice from Laura's best friend , who likes him but is fed up with his emotional dithering.
General Format: Matroska File Size: 5. Please review the types of cookies we use below. Laura was kind of special. Rob is the movie's narrator, guiding us through his world, talking directly to the camera, soliloquizing on his plight--which is that he seems unable to connect permanently with a girl, maybe because his attention is elsewhere. As Rob seeks out his former lovers to find out why they left, he keeps up his efforts to win Laura back. High Fidelity 2000 High Fidelity : High Fidelity follows the 'mid-life' crisis of Rob, a thirty-something record-store owner who must face the undeniable facts - he's growing up.
Comedy Drama Music Romance When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong. The John Cusack character is someone I have known all my life. They're more casual about romance than most movie characters, maybe because most movies are simpleminded and pretend it is earth-shakingly important whether this boy and this girl mate forever, when a lot of young romance is just window-shopping and role-playing, and everyone knows it. When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong. Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert.
As in the film, there's a method to the compilers' elitist rock-geek madness. The process is so universal that with some people, you sigh as you meet them, in anticipation. You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie. Advertisement The Ebert Club is our hand-picked selection of content for Ebert fans. To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our. We use this information to create a better experience for all users. Whether Ian is nice or not is of no consequence to Rob; he simply wants Laura back.