Synopsis: "New Year's Eve" celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year
Last year’s Valentine’s Day, directed by Garry Marshall, was not exactly my cup of tea. It’s not that I don’t like romantic comedies; I’m not ashamed to say I can enjoy myself a good rom-com. The film was just too overwhelming. It took the quantitative approach of Love, Actually, and turned it up to eleven. The whole movie even had a colorful look that reminded me of candy, as though the film was shot with a sugared lens. Well, Marshall is returning to the director’s chair with a quasi-sequel, this time set on New Year’s Eve, and he’s just added Jon Bon Jovi, Seth Meyers, and Til Schweiger to his already sprawling ensemble cast.