Unforgettable is a generic however efficient thriller of the scorned-woman-goes-postal selection. (Assume Deadly Attraction, for starters.) It is the directorial debut of veteran producer Denise Di Novi, who has labored on a quantity Tim Burton footage and a few cuddly Nicholas Sparks diversifications as nicely. Her pursuits would appear to vary broadly. Nonetheless, the form of story we’ve right here, with its gaudy view of feminine hysteria, is an sudden place for such an completed lady to launch a directing profession—particularly since she would not appear interested by including any new twists to this style, which prior to now has been the reason for appreciable feminist aggravation.
Julia Banks (Rosario Dawson) is an online-magazine editor who leaves her residence in San Francisco to maneuver in along with her fiancé, David Connover (Geoff Stults, of TV’s The Odd Couple), who lives in a super-swell home down within the SoCal suburbs. (Delicate-hunk David is of minimal curiosity on this fem-centric story; he is saved from being an entire cliché by having left his Wall Avenue job to open a craft-beer brewery fairly than one more frickin’ winery.) David shares custody of his 10-year-old daughter Lily (Isabella Kai Rice) together with his ex-wife Tessa (Katherine Heigl), who, as Julia very quickly learns, is an entire nutcase, writes Kurt Loder.