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Joel’s review of The Other Woman (2014)

My wife and I recorded and watched The Other Woman on cable TV recently. This is that 2014 romantic (?) comedy starring Leslie Mann, Cameron Diaz, and Kate Upton. It’s…… not a good film by any means. There’s no real way that … Continue reading

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Enough Said (2013)

Enough Said (2013) stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini in a romantic comedy about two people, probably in their forties, and both with daughters about to leave for college, who meet randomly at a party. Although not initially attracted to … Continue reading

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The Five-Year Engagement (2012)

Blargh. Saturday night, we were sitting around chillaxing, and The Five-Year Engagement (2012) had just started. It’s a strange romantic comedy drama starring Jason Segel and Emily Blount, supported by Chris Pratt, and Allison Brie. I say strange because the … Continue reading

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Crazy Stupid Love (2011)

Sometime last summer, we were supposed to see Crazy Stupid Love in the theaters on one date night, and then also on a vacation day. Neither day worked out, and we ultimately missed the film while it was still playing … Continue reading

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Going the Distance (2010)

On Saturday night, after the kids went to bed and the dishes were done, my wife and I sat down to have a little movie/date night. On the menu tonight? Going the Distance, a 2010 romantic comedy starring Drew Barrymore … Continue reading

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(500) Days of Summer

On Saturday night after the kids went to bed, we watched (500) Days of Summer. I would classify this film as a 2009 indie offbeat romantic comedy. It probably wasn’t a true romantic comedy, as you know early on that … Continue reading

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Timer (2009)

Thursday night, after we got home from Thanksgiving lunch/dinner, we put the kids to bed, and watched a movie. We streamed Timer, a 2009 “sci-fi fantasy” film starring Emma Caulfield. When implanted in a person’s wrist, a TiMER counts down … Continue reading

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Killers (2010)

Oh, romantic comedies. I’m starting to see a pattern. Reality is not important for a romantic comedy. What is important are certain set pieces, situations, or jokes. the actual plot doesn’t matter. I know they’re very popular, yet like Lifetime … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day (2010)

We had the day off for President’s Day again this year, so we wanted to grab a quick lunch, and see…… The Blind Side starring Sandra Bullock. We were in a rush, so we scarfed down fast food as we … Continue reading

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Away We Go (2009)

Another movie in the can. Once the kids went to sleep on a quiet Friday night, we sat down to eat some Pappa John’s pizza, and watch our latest Netflix movie, Away We Go. It’s a 2009 Sam Mendes movie … Continue reading

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