Cinema: Heartsick

A glum romance lacking wit, glamour or passion

After many years of study and practice, Harrison Ford has just about mastered the art of talking without moving his lips. Kristin Scott Thomas is newer at the game of masking her emotions, but chilly elegance has achieved near total mastery over the sexiness she exuded in The English Patient.

And that's pretty much all the news from Random Hearts, a grim and draggy romance in which even the clothes and sets are dismal. Ford is a Washington detective named Dutch Van Den Broeck; Scott Thomas is a Congresswoman named Kay Chandler. Both their spouses are killed in a plane crash,...

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