Widowed Kieran Johnson is a lonely, middle-aged, Chicago-based high school history teacher who feels disconnected to his life. He decides to take a trip to his mother's small old hometown ... See full summary »
In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found its only print kidnapped by the director. Written by
When Hal is talking to the press at the press junket his microphone shorts. As he says the line "...this is the most honest movie I have ever made" after the word "made" you hear a click and can see the flash in the microphone headpiece as it shorts. See more »
The windows of Eddie's limo are darkly tinted while driving to the hotel. After he arrives and is looking at Gwen the window is no longer tinted. See more »
America first fell in love with Eddie Thomas and Gwen Harrison in the box office smash "Autumn With Greg And Peg". They had the most celebrated marriage in Hollywood. Who could forget how they hit one out of the park in "Requiem for an Outfielder"?
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I don't understand how anyone could call this piece of tripe "the movie of the year."
I usually avoid Julia Roberts movies like the plague, but my wife dragged me along to this one. I was hopeful that John Cusack's presence would make for something of a good experience, but there's only so much that one poor man can do. I hope he redeems himself soon! I'm VERY disappointed in Billy Crystal.
Lisa Schwarzbaum at Entertainment Weekly has become my hero! She has the guts to tell the truth about the piffle Hollywood insists on putting out, hoping that media hype will cover for a lousy product. She made the right call on "Pay It Forward" and she makes the right call here, though I would have graded it a D- (instead of the C- she gave)
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