Ruby Sparks and True Freedom

Review of Ruby Sparks (2012), Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie FarisThis quirky film about a writer who imagines his ideal woman and puts it down on paper, only to find her materialize in his house (without explanation), is surprisingly delightful. The lightfooted feel of the film is complemented by raw characters that offer deep wells of emotion and considerable weight.Calvin Weir-Fields (Paul Dano) is an author who wrote a critically-acclaimed novel in his younger years, but … [Read more...]