Peter Howitt directs Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah and John Lynch in this parallel lives romantic drama where we follow a woman’s year if she caught a tube and also if she didn’t.
Far more grim and morose than its light romcom reputation suggests. I’m not really a fan of any of these leads. It is a decent enough concept given a braver spin than it needs to have but there’s very little warmth or joy here. The one thing Sliding Doors gets accurate is just how much Londoners drink in a working week.
Perfect Double Bill: Shakespeare In Love (1997)
Check out my wife Natalie’s Point Horror blog https://cornsyrup.co.uk
We also do a podcast together called The Worst Movies We Own. It is available on Spotify or here https://letterboxd.com/bobbycarroll/list/the-worst-movies-we-own-podcast-ranking-and/