An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.
Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend.
The healthy living philosophies of an ultra-positive gym owner, Trevor, played by Guy Pearce, is tested against his employee Kat's more pragmatic approach, played by Cobie Smulders. It doesn't help that the two have slept together and he harbours lingering feelings for her. Her unresolved anger threatens to ruin the gym's relationship with a wealthy new client, Danny, played by Kevin Corrigan. Matters are further jeopardized when Trevor, trying to smooth the situation, gives way to his own emotions instead. In spite of their best efforts, neither is able to truly move on. The business risk Trevor is in too deep to back away from and the uncertainty of something more with Kat threatens to profoundly impact both their lives.Written by
When Kat is talking with Laura after chasing her down at the 6 minute mark, Kat removes her earphones from her ears. In the next shot of Kat the earphones are back in. Then they are back out again and stay out. See more »
Trevor you have no idea what's going on in your own brain
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The whole credits run over the very last scene, of the characters dancing, as an overlay. See more »
A booooring little movie. Some people might like it though
This is by all means a "little" simple movie. Nothing spectacular, performance or script-wise.
The direction is boring and slow and the lack of music in most of the scenes makes more obvious the poor script and dialogs.
The spotlight of "who is" the main protagonist is confusing. You may think initially that is Kevin Corrigan (a bad choice for this role) but he isn't. Actually all the characters are mild and seem insignificant.
Cobie Smulders with a large experience in rom-com TV, makes her character a little less flat but in the end her talent is wasted. So are the talents of Guy Pearce and Giovanni Ribisi.
Overall: Very simplistic. Not really cute. Not an actual comedy.
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