Ronny (Vince Vaughn), the main character in The Dilemma
, has to figure out how -- or even if
-- he should inform his best friend and business partner, Nick (Kevin James), that Geneva (Winona Ryder), Nick’s wife, is cheating on him. The dilemma Ron Howard, the film’s director, has gotten himself into is that he’s giving off the vibe that this is a comedy when actually it’s the drama in this situation that interests him the most.
Certainly the casting alone would lead you to believe this is supposed to be a silly comedy -- nobody turns to Kevin James or Vince Vaughn for heavy dramaturgy. They’re two likable film presences, but here they don’t sh...