It has a good fifteen minutes at the beginning, and an iconic ending, but is a poor to mediocre movie in between.
It's a film about an outsider who comes back home for his mother's funeral and doesn't really fit in.
The characters do not speak with recognizable Jersey accents, and nothing in the film has any special New Jersey look or feel.
It's a film about leaving the nest and trying to make a new nest.
"Notebook: In Milan, Fashion is 'Serious '".
This role is a bit too broad, too self-consciously unconventional, to allow us to measure her gift for nuance, but she is making tremendous progress as an actress, and I take back whatever mean career predictions I might have made after seeing her stiff performances in those Star Wars films.