Aloha

Aloha

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Aloha

Cameron Crowe dramedy about a celebrated military contractor (Bradley Cooper) who returns to the site of his greatest career triumph – the US Space program in Hawaii – and reconnects with a long-ago love (Rachel McAdams) while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog (Emma Stone) assigned to him. Co-stars Bill Murray, John Krasinski, Danny McBride, and Alec Baldwin.

2015Rating: PG, Mild themes and coarse language105 minsUSA
ComedyDramaRomance
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Reviews & comments

See 'The Descendants' instead

A film of "moments" rather than anything resembling a cohesive plot - they are hit and miss. But, let's talk about the elephant in the room: Emma Stone's casting as the half caucasian, quarter Hawaiian, quarter Asian. Yes, harping on about her one-quarter Hawaiian ethnicity was part of her character - and I was buying it. But why oh why was she also...

2.0
0

A bit hard to follow at first

A bit hard to follow at first. Some "interesting" camera work. Not enough of the beautiful Hawaiian scenery. Not as bad as some reviewers had said.

3.0
0

Easily missable

It was a very mixed bag of confused storytelling with odd funny moment from some good actors. Unfortunately, there was also a clear lack of chemistry between a number of the actors, most notably Emma Stone and Bradley Cooper. The whole space race then computer hacker storyline was a waste of screen-time that added very little. It would have greatly...

2.0
0

Average

Definitely not a must see, but maybe a Friday night movie at home when you've not got much else to do ...

2.0
0

Disjointed - 1.5 stars..

A couple of laughs, but mainly just awkward and disappointing.

1.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Unbalanced, unwieldy, and at times nearly unintelligible, Aloha is unquestionably Cameron Crowe’s worst film.

0
Time Out

Time Out

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Cut together with the haphazard feel of a posthumously completed record...

2.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

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Inspiration has become Cameron Crowe's crack. His films are all-you-can-eat pixie-dust buffet from which all unnecessary excitement has been expunged.

0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Whatever Crowe’s ambitions, Aloha feels like a tropical transplant of past work, and an unfortunate demonstration of the law of diminishing returns.

2.0
0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

It gives me no pleasure to report that Aloha is still a mess, a handful of stories struggling for a unifying tone.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Even with its off-balance, overstuffed storytelling, the film maintains a charm and energy that never flags, with brisk pacing and generally engaging performances from its deep-bench cast.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Crowe squanders the star power at hand.

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Variety

Variety

press

Unbalanced, unwieldy, and at times nearly unintelligible, Aloha is unquestionably Cameron Crowe’s worst film.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Cut together with the haphazard feel of a posthumously completed record...

2.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Inspiration has become Cameron Crowe's crack. His films are all-you-can-eat pixie-dust buffet from which all unnecessary excitement has been expunged.

0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Whatever Crowe’s ambitions, Aloha feels like a tropical transplant of past work, and an unfortunate demonstration of the law of diminishing returns.

2.0
0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

It gives me no pleasure to report that Aloha is still a mess, a handful of stories struggling for a unifying tone.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Even with its off-balance, overstuffed storytelling, the film maintains a charm and energy that never flags, with brisk pacing and generally engaging performances from its deep-bench cast.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Crowe squanders the star power at hand.

0

See 'The Descendants' instead

A film of "moments" rather than anything resembling a cohesive plot - they are hit and miss. But, let's talk about the elephant in the room: Emma Stone's casting as the half caucasian, quarter Hawaiian, quarter Asian. Yes, harping on about her one-quarter Hawaiian ethnicity was part of her character - and I was buying it. But why oh why was she also...

2.0
0

A bit hard to follow at first

A bit hard to follow at first. Some "interesting" camera work. Not enough of the beautiful Hawaiian scenery. Not as bad as some reviewers had said.

3.0
0

Easily missable

It was a very mixed bag of confused storytelling with odd funny moment from some good actors. Unfortunately, there was also a clear lack of chemistry between a number of the actors, most notably Emma Stone and Bradley Cooper. The whole space race then computer hacker storyline was a waste of screen-time that added very little. It would have greatly...

2.0
0

Average

Definitely not a must see, but maybe a Friday night movie at home when you've not got much else to do ...

2.0
0

Disjointed - 1.5 stars..

A couple of laughs, but mainly just awkward and disappointing.

1.0
0