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How to Stop Being a Loser (2011)

 -  Comedy  -  18 November 2011 (UK)
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James is useless with women, but his luck changes under the tutelage of pick-up artist, Ampersand. As James learns the art of seduction he begins to wonder about Ampersand's intentions and questions what would truly make him happy in life.

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James is useless with women, but his luck changes under the tutelage of pick-up artist, Ampersand. As James learns the art of seduction he begins to wonder about Ampersand's intentions and questions what would truly make him happy in life.

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A loser will rise.

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A comedy that was not funny
9 March 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The point of a comedy is for it to be comical and this simply was not. To be honest I found most of the humour childish and in poor taste. None of the stars are comical actors, they are the usual bunch of British b-movie actors who all seem to be in the same films with the same themes.

The only thing that made me laugh was how bad the acting was. I was surprised to Richard E Grant in there but I suppose its proof that the reason has hit us all as I'm guessing he was only in this movie for the cash or as a bet.

There were a few hot chicks in it but overall it was a weak film. No idea why its rated as high as 4.5


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