Michael and Jenna, having been a couple for three years, want to get married and start a family. These plans seem to be well on their way when Jenna announces that she's pregnant. But ...
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Michael and Jenna, having been a couple for three years, want to get married and start a family. These plans seem to be well on their way when Jenna announces that she's pregnant. But Michael is worried that his life and his youth will be over for good. At a wedding of a friend, he meets a free-spirited college co-ed, Kim, who opens his eyes and leads him on a dangerous path away from Jenna. Meanwhile, none of the relationships of the people surrounding Michael and Jenna are happy and stable. Michael's friend Izzy is unwilling to let go of his childhood sweetheart Arianna; Kenny is a handsome stud who fears commitment to his latest conquest Danielle; and Chris is a co-worker who is dominated by his neurotic and overbearing wife over raising their newborn son. Even Jenna's parents, Stephen and Anna, are experiencing problems in their long-suffering marriage. Written by
The initials "Z.B." can be found carved in the porch when Zach Braff's character Michael is sleeping in front of the house waiting for Jacinda Barrett's character Jenna. See more »
When Casey Affleck is hiding in the bathroom from his wife and crying baby, he reaches to open the door with his left hand, thus pulling on the door it should open from the left, yet the camera cuts and the door opens from the right without switching places. See more »
[after rigorous sex]
Christ... where did you come from and how can I make more of you?
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The Last Kiss, a film by Tony Goldwyn (Yes son of Samuel Goldwyn) was
adapted from the 2001 Italian film L'Ultimo bacio, and written for the
screen by none other than Paul Haggis. The Last Kiss goes through a
number of relationships, spanning a number of different ages, and
dissects the hardships of those relationships. Zach Braff seems to have
upgraded his acting from Garden State and might actually become a more
dexterous and talented actor than previously perceived. Paul Haggis'
wonderful dialog lends greatly to the reality and adversity that
co-exist alluringly within this screenplay. This film has been
incorrectly advertised as a romantic comedy that puts Braff in the
middle of two girls, and he cannot decide which one he wants to
continue his life with. This is simply not true. The film is about a
group of people that have just seen what the rest of their lives are
going to be like, and want to add a small bump in the road of life.
Overall the film does a lot more than your average romantic
comedy/buddy film, and shoves the afflictions and austerities of
modern-day relationships in your face. This is not the greatest of date
movies, like the trailer wants us to believe, and should be perceived
as a more earnest and pensive film than it appears.
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