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‘Be Kind, Rewind’ Isn’t ‘Science’

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I wanted to love ‘Be Kind, Rewind.’ I adored Gondry’s direction of Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in the desperate, beautiful ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,’ and I was all a-twitter over his aesthetic of home-made props and paper-horses-come-to-life in his last film, ‘The Science of Sleep.’ The film was not as great as I had hoped, but then again I went in with high expectations, to say the least. There were some touching, funny moments in the film, and these are rare enough in today’s movie-going experience that such moments make the entire film worth watching.
The film stars Jack Black (as a manic social outcast