For Ellen

Directed by: So Yong Kim

Starring:  Paul Dano, Jon Heder, Shaylena Mandingo, Margerita Levieva

I had high hopes when I saw the cast of For Ellen.  I enjoyed Paul Dano in Little Miss Sunshine and Jon Heder is a quirky actor.  The premise of a rock musician dad struggling for custody of his daughter sounded promising; and I anticipated a profound and compelling tale.  While the acting is superior, the film is unfortunately quite dull.

Joby Taylor (Dano) is a struggling rock ...
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