Whatever else you might say about The Lucky One
, this movie sure looks
beautiful. A lovely, sun-dappled glow radiates from every frame, as if Thomas Kinkade painted the whole thing by hand, and everything and everyone that appears before the camera’s lens is pretty -- the houses, the bayous, the dogs, the leading man, the leading lady, the slightly dotty grandmother. Heck, even the bad guy is photogenic and owns a collection of handsomely restored muscle cars. It’s tempting to suggest director of photography Alar Kivilo and production designer Barbara Ling should get top billing on The Lucky One
, because they clearly excel at their work -- someth...