Barney’s Version (2010) Comedy Starring Paul Giamatti: Movie Review

Remember The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz? If you fondly recall the 1974 comedy-drama starring Richard Dreyfuss (now unavailable on home video, unfortunately!), you’ll be interested in Irv’s take on Barney’s Version, also based on a book by Canadian author Mordecai Richler. With versatile character actor Paul Giamatti playing the leading role, with support from Dustin Hoffman, Minnie Driver, and Rosamund Pike, is this art-house release destinedĀ to findĀ an appreciative audience? Consult Movie Irv before heading out to buy your tickets: