Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the others experiences, creating a bond that apparently can't be broken.
In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.
Chloë Grace Moretz,
Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
A tragedy presents Laurel with the chance to reinvent herself as her idolized twin sister, Audrey. As she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself as the perfect fraud.
The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding to convince his family that he's finally straightened out his life. She impresses the family with her genuine, if unstable charm. Along the way they fall into an improbable love Written by
I stumbled upon this film just clicking around IMDb. I'd never heard of it at all and had no idea what to expect.
The film centres around Jay (Scott Speedman) and Daisy (Evan Rachel Wood) who strike up an unlikely relationship while on a visit to Jay's family and a road trip home. Very similar story concept to We're The Millers and Identity Thief. Characters that are thrown together get to know each other and realise there's more to each of them than meets the eye.
The film has a few elements to it, some work, some don't. Speedman and Wood both play their own parts fairly well and at the start of the film, I thought the sort of childminder relationship worked quite well. Once the film started to suggest a more romantic vibe between these two, I just didn't buy it. The two never have that on screen chemistry to believe that you are genuinely watching two people falling for each other.
There are a few funny moments in the film, and it does negotiate the rom-com cliché minefield fairly well. I think there may be some negative responses to the handling of mental illness in this film. It is quite trivialised and glossed over for much of the film.
All in all, I thought it was average. My life is no worse for having watched it, but equally, I need to write this review hours after watching it as it won't be in my memory bank in a day or two's time.
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