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Jack Goes Boating

Jack Goes Boating

Philip Seymour Hoffman directs and stars in this downbeat romantic dramedy about two working-class New York couples. Hoffman is a lonely limo driver set up on a date with a funeral home worker (Amy Ryan) by his best friends. As usual for these slice-of-life indie character dramas, everybody is unhappy, uncomfortable and awkward around one another. But the writing is sensitive and the acting is solid. See also: Notable Philip Seymour Hoffman titles from the Netflix Watch Instantly world by Devin D. O’Leary (06/05/2011). 89 minutes R.