Marisa Tomei and John C. Reilly Star in 'Cyrus': Movie Review
Rainer, Peter, The Christian Science Monitor
Marisa Tomei and John C. Reilly flex their comedic skills in 'Cyrus.'
John C. Reilly has an uncanny gift for making his characters seem
simultaneously depressed and lively. In "Cyrus," he's found his
archetypal role as John, a sometime editor and layabout who, after
seven years, is still reeling from his divorce. (He was dumped.) When
he finds out his ex-wife (Catherine Keener) is remarrying, he goes
into a tailspin but, in a deus ex machina moment, the woman of his
dreams, Molly (Marisa Tomei) comes up to him at a party, and pretty
soon they're a couple. The catch: Her live-in, 21-year-old son
Cyrus (Jonah …
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