The film's director and lead actor Blayne Weaver first met actress Natalie Morales on the set of her television show The Middleman (2008) when he did a one time guest star as an alien. He offered her the role of 'Sophie' based on that experience working together. See more »
He's the guy.
THE guy? I feel so violated right now! Were you sexing her during our shoot?
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I am surprised the movie has such low ratings. It is a flawed film, but certainly better than a number of works I've seen with five or six stars.
The trailer gives you the gist. What drags the film down a bit is how it beats the audience over the head with the fact that the guy has a bunch of rules about dating. Another weakness was how quickly the sassy girl figures him out (and why not any other girl?) and how he seems to have never met another girl like her before (they are in LA?).
These are minor flaws. Tyler is a deeply self-centered man who is unaccustomed to showing weakness. He also clearly loves his friend and genuinely enjoys Sophie. The three play their parts well, and the writing lets their relationships come through to the audience over the course of the movie. The rock-star boyfriend and Foley as the art gallery owner were small parts that were entertaining and well acted in spite of their limited screen time.
I know men who are the main character. It was well written. The ending was satisfying and it didn't feel gimmicky at all (especially given the early scene between the two friends at the beginning of the movie). Overall it had balance and was an enjoyable watch. It wasn't art house cinema or a thinking man's romance, but it was far from most of the romance drivel on screen.
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