Icy European dramedy gets watered down stateside
Downhill is an English language reshoot of Ruben Östlund’s 2014 film Force Majeure, by the writing-directing team of Nat Faxon & Jim Rash. Yet where Östlund’s packed a primal punch, Faxon & Rash’s offers only a light slap.
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“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” on NBC
Ultimately, your enjoyment of “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” will depend upon how much deep-seated wisdom you ascribe to random pop music lyrics.