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An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Sarah Jessica Parker,
Brett, a young woman from the suburbs, is an associate editor at a small New York publishing house, hoping to be promoted when, on the same day, she meets a literary lion, Archie Knox, who's 50 and who shows an interest in her, and gets a new boss, a dolly-dolly Brit. Brett is soon dating Archie, then moves in with him. He's charming, attentive, and gives advice. He also has a history - ex-wives, a distant daughter, a couple of diseases, and a photo album of former girlfriends. It's no fairy tale: family issues (and more) intervene, and Brett has decisions to make. Meanwhile, she's working with a writer who fears peanut butter sticking to the roof of his mouth. Is Archie dinner, an hors d'oeuvre, or a peanut-butter sandwich? Written by
According to director Marc Klein he knew that Sarah Michelle Gellar was the star of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) but hadn't watched the series and didn't really understand its huge popular following. When shooting the outdoor scenes in New York, he was shocked when hundreds of fans, journalists and photographers turned up to watch her act in his film. See more »
When Brett is on a date with Archie she has her hair in an up-do which is secured with a clip. From scene to scene it changes from that to a twisted bun secured with no clip. See more »
Congratulations are in order if you're breaking bread with Brett. Looks like you're planning to sign with Gitlin and Stern?
Well, we haven't actually settled on anything yet.
Well, you better hurry. You have before you the savviest editrix in this town. I've tried to hire her myself for the last couple of years, and she turned me down. You know why? She say's I'm a letch.
Archie, you are a letch.
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While the credits are rolling, Brett is walking down the street and sees the book she edited in a store window. Brett also finally puts on the leather pants. See more »
a rich 50 year old man dating a 25 year old woman.....
how inventive...Not! This movie was so stereotypical. Alec Baldwin plays rich publishing editor, Archie Knox, whom has lots of exs, a daughter that won't talk to him and he's an alcoholic. Brett is an upcoming editor and so is awe struck with Archie. She meets him at a book signing of one of his authors. She realizes her boyfriend is too childish for her, so dumps him and takes up with Archie, whom's twice her age. The age difference is very creepy. And of course Archie has his problems, mainly with drinking and you know how that will end. A side plot involves Brett's father whom is sick. There really wasn't much too it.
FINAL VERDICT: Not worth seeing.
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