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Funny, light comedy that borrows from "High Fidelity"
I'm not a big fan of German movies at all, so I didn't expect too much from this flick, when my girlfriend talked me into renting it. However, "Soloalbum" turned out to be an entertaining little comedy/romance with a well chosen cast and witty dialogue. One couldn't overlook that the model for this movie was another, much better movie/book named "High Fidelity". Ben, the main character, has two friends, just like Rob in Hornby's book, his flat bares some similarities to John Cusack's in "Hi-Fi" and like Rob Ben thinks about calling five of his ex-girlfriends at some point of the story. One dialogue was almost a complete rip-off of the scene in "High Fidelity", where John Cusack asks Jack Black, what he would say, if he told him, he hadn't seen "Evil Dead 2", "yet". Another thing that I didn't like about the movie was the lack of good songs. A story about a music journalist with love troubles should have a good soundtrack. Apart from Elvis Costello's "Almost Blue" the movie only contained throw-away pop songs, which is a shame. Thankfully, "Soloalbum" is still charming enough to make for a pleasant viewing. "High Fidelity" is still king, though.
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