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Dale Launer, who wrote, produced, and directed this film got a bum rap. I
can't believe it's so astonishingly under-rated. I found the film to be
hilarious and touching, with superb performances by the two leads and the
This film shows how fabulous Sandra Bullock can be when the material
her talents. She gives a delightful and remarkably nuanced performance.
sight of her eyes shimmering with amusement is by itself reason enough
Yet Dale Launer is the real star here. He's written several films,
`My Cousin Vinny', but this is the only film he has so far directed. What
shame. His directing is nothing less than brilliant, and his sense of
takes the film to a whole new level of hilarity.
Highly recommended. See this movie!
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