A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
December 29, 2004 (LA/NY)
January 28, 2005 (Limited)
Rated R for language including some sexual references
Set in a forgotten section of New Orleans, Purslane Hominy Will (Johansson), a jaded teenage loner, returns to the city of her childhood upon hearing of her mother's death. Expecting to find her mother's house abandoned, Pursy is instead shocked to discover that it is inhabited by two men whose lives took a wrong turn years before. Friends of her mother's, Bobby Long (Travolta), a former literature professor, and his protege/biographer Lawson Pines (Macht) have...
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Okay, no one needs to see a love scene with John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson, do they? Actually, the two actors don't have a love scene, but I figured that would catch your attention. Rising starlet Johansson and fading A-list actor Travolta star in this character drama about a bunch of white trash people in New Orleans who all live together. There's not much plot, but it's entertaining nonetheless thanks to several good performances. Full movie review »