Cafe Society – Review
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Looking for an exciting career, young Bobby Dorfman leaves New York for the glitz and glamour of 1930s Hollywood. After landing a job with his uncle, Bobby falls for Vonnie, a charming woman who happens to be his employer’s mistress. Settling for friendship but ultimately heartbroken, Bobby returns to the Bronx and begins working in a nightclub. Everything falls into place when he finds romance with a beautiful socialite, until Vonnie walks back into his life and captures his heart once again.
Pass: Stunning costumes & scenery with a perfect cast, quirky sense of humor and a great storyline. I now miss living in LA even more.. That Mexican restaurant ❤
Fail: There has been a lot of upset surrounding how Jews & Black people were portrayed in this film or lack of.. it has been said this film was airbrushed.. but I enjoyed it and didn’t notice this so I wouldn’t take ‘the haters’ comments so seriously. It’s a great watch.. even if it is a little dreamy!
• Standout Performance
Kristen Stewart (I actually like her now!) & Jesse Eisenberg. Blake was stunning ❤
• Who Will Like This?
1930’s / Old Hollywood fans / Woody Allen fans & anyone who loves a romance period costume film!
• See It Now or Wait?
See it now.. its a great cinema film!
• Is there an end credit scene?
THE COSTUMES!!! and the quirky humor 🙂
• Overall Impression
Overall, this film is Woody Allen’s most charming film since Midnight in Paris and maybe the most beautiful to look at. It’s a pretty little reminder of what once was in the golden days of Old Hollywood. *Oh I wish I could go to that time*