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Premium (2006)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  6 March 2006 (USA)
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Cool is a struggling actor fed up with stereotypical African-American roles. While pumping gas to make ends meet, he collides with his ex-fiance after 3 years of silence. She is getting ... See full summary »

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Cool is a struggling actor fed up with stereotypical African-American roles. While pumping gas to make ends meet, he collides with his ex-fiance after 3 years of silence. She is getting married in 36 hours. As the clock ticks on his life, love, and career, Cool stops looking at his watch and starts looking at himself. Written by Anonymous

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Cool: He doesn't know you like I do, anyway. You're being stupid.
Charli: Fine! Then that's what I am. Get out of my car.
Cool: Alright, I am going!
Charli: I don't gotta fucking take your shit anymore!
Cool: Alright, Stupid!
Charli: Stupid!
[Cool struggles with door handle and lock]
Cool: How do you get out this mother fucker?
[Charli opens passenger door]
Cool: GET SOME POWER LOCKS!
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Fabulous
6 June 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

FABULOUS!, "Premium" is about a woman (Zoe Saldana) who is about to get married, but after going to a gas station, she surprisingly meets her ex fiancé, Cool. Old memories come back to her and she tries to scurry away before they can engulf her thoughts and make her think twice about her engagement. The problem is she ends up in a car accident and right back at that same gas station to get her car fixed and maybe her relationship(s) fixed too. Her fiancé meets Cool. Cool reacts. Her fiancé reacts. She reacts. Watch the movie to find out how these three work this confusing situation out.

Pros: I spent 75% of the time watching this movie peeking through my fingers. There were so many uncomfortable moments (I mean that in a good way--as in, I felt like I was Zoe Saldana's character and pretty much every reaction she went through, I could sympathize with her), and I kept mumbling "Aw man, this is awkward." The beginning was shaky, the middle was interesting, and the end was exactly how I expected it to end, but not how I wanted it to end. I'm not a hopeless romantic; I'm a realist. But sometimes realists can be romantics too. In this movie, romance and love meet with the ideals of marriage and the decisions made are hard but true. Hill Harper is a GREAT actor. I hadn't followed his acting career at all up until this moment, but I had to grin at the bed/blanket scene. That was definitely a switch of roles! Best Scene: The garlic scene--you know you're comfortable in a relationship when you can talk like that to each other, plus the face Zoe made was hilarious. I thought that scene was very cute.


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