In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's ... See full summary »
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In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's surprised - especially that Ryan is marrying a woman! Matt interrupts his ideal alternative lifestyle to return to his hometown. He plans to rescue his former love from whatever "she-devil" has trapped him into this huge mistake. On the other hand, Ryan's perky fiancé Alex takes quite the liking to Matt. Is she very cunning, disarmingly ditsy, completely adorable - or all three? As Matt tries to rekindle the old flame, Ryan is intent on putting out any sparks. Ryan dismisses their old romance as just a high school thing, but Matt realizes Ryan may still be the love of his life. All the while, Matt must deal with "his new best friend" Alex, the two families, and a hometown he thought he'd left entirely in the past. As the wedding day fast approaches (like a meteor hurtling toward ground zero), old ... Written by
Ty Lieberman/C. Jay Cox
Tori Spelling's real life husband, Dean McDermott, makes a appearance as the "plumber" for the bachelorette party scene. See more »
All the vehicles in the film are shown with New Mexico Licence Plates on both the rear and front. New Mexico only issues plates for the rear of the vehicle. See more »
I understand about gay men. I adore gay men. If I had a penis, I'd BE a gay man. But I don't want to marry one. And I am not gonna be some housewife, and five, ten years down the road have you come home, "Hey, honey, I know you love surprises"...
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Performed by Ginger Kinison
Written by Ginger Kinison, David R. Woeckener, Sara Haze, and Per Kjeller
Published by My Free and Clear Music (ASCAP) and Sara Haze Music Publishing (ASCAP) See more »
This was enjoyable, if not exactly a "feature" - it looked like it was shot for TV (especially the toaster graphics for the opening credits!). I thought the script was good, but the direction was very uninteresting and static (C. Jay Cox, whose script for "Latter Days" wasn't this strong but who did well with "Sweet Home Alabama", fumbled the ball behind the camera). The acting was uniformly strong among the supporting cast and two of the three leads were quite good. Pleasant surprise? Tori Spelling was among those two. She didn't play too broad and achieved some real moments of emotional connection to her character that made you feel for Alex.
In the end, it's the small things that work best in this movie - the little human moments between characters outside of the craziness a romantic comedies conventions demand. The script could have used a polish, but overall this is an enjoyable movie that I'd be happy to catch on cable again in the future.
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