After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.
A successful investment banker struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. With the help of a customer service rep and her young son, he starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.
Seventy-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Maggie (Hathaway) is an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie (Gyllenhaal), whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love. Written by
Twentieth Century Fox
In setting up the sex scenes, the actors were encouraged to improvise, but with their clothes on. Edward Zwick says that it is "colder" on a set because there are people all around, the camera, and other distractions. Therefore, the improvisation was useful in setting the scenes and shots for the actual shoot. See more »
Jamie and Maggie are in Chicago. In the scene where they walk across the street after the unConvention, the street sign clearly shows "Seventh Avenue." There is no Seventh Avenue in Chicago. See more »
Her name's not Lisa.
I know. I know. But, if everytime I say "Hey, Lisa", then eventually she'll come up to me and she'll be like, you know, "My name's not Lisa it's... Jennifer"... whatever, and I'll do a big apology and I'll say, "I thought you were the Lisa who was mad at me for not calling". And, from then on Jennifer, or whatever her name is, will think that I dated a girl who looked just like her... who I rejected. She'll develop this unconscious need to win my approval and ...
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Saw it for free, still ended up asking my money back
The makers of this movie knew the story was flimsy. Bad boy meets girl, boy straightens out, girl turns him down, boy makes big gesture, happy end. Of course, the end isn't really happy, because the girl is terminally ill. Most of the movie is Anne Hathaway showing her nice body. Nothing wrong with her body, but it just screams: "We know the movie is crap, and we're not even trying to do something about it!"
The actors can act, but the writers and the director don't give them anything to work with. The basic plot could have been worked into a decent movie, maybe even Oscar material. Hollywood loves its cripples. Hey, if Forrest Gump can win it, anything can. But nobody put any effort into it, so it fails miserably even as a romcom.
At the end, the audience sighed in relief and applauded the guy who turned the lights on. As I said, definite contender for the golden razzies.
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