Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “I’m going to help you rediscover your manhood. Do you have any idea where you lost it? … We’re going to find it. We are. I promise you. And I promise you this too, Cal. When we’re done, this wife of yours, she’s going to rue the day she decided to give up on […]

Out of Sight

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{4.5/5} “It’s like seeing someone for the first time, like you could be passing on the street, and you look at each other for a few seconds, and there’s this kind of a recognition like you both know something. The next moment the person’s gone, and it’s too late to do anything about it. And […]

Once

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{4/5} “During the daytime people would want to hear songs that they know, just songs that they recognize. I play these songs at night or I wouldn’t make any money. People wouldn’t listen.” A man and a woman bond over music — he plays the guitar and she plays the piano, and they both sing. […]

The Invention of Lying

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{4.5/5} “Do we have time to get to a motel or do we need to do it right here?” In a world where everyone tells the truth, Mark writes screenplays — of course, they’re all based on history. Unfortunately he was stuck with the 1300s and no one wants to see a movie about the […]

The Lake House

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{4.5/5} “A truly great structure — one that is meant to stand the tests of time — never disregards its environment. A serious architect takes that into account. He knows that if he wants presence, he must consult with nature. He must be captivated by the light.” Kate is a doctor, and has just moved […]

Warm Bodies

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{5/5} “What am I doing with my life? I’m so pale. I should get out more. I should eat better. My posture is terrible. I should stand up straighter. People would respect me more if I stood up straighter. What’s wrong with me? I just want to connect. Why can’t I connect with people? Oh, […]

Silver Linings Playbook

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{4.5/5} “‘You have poor social skills. You have a problem.’ ‘I have a problem? You say more inappropriate things than appropriate things.’” Pat has been in a mental health institution for 8 months because he beat up the guy who was sleeping with his wife. Pat is still having issues but his mom decides it’s […]

Hitch

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{4.5/5} “Any man has a chance to sweep any woman off her feet — just needs the right broom.” Hitch is known as the Date Doctor — he helps men get dates with the women they’ve fallen for. At the moment he’s helping accountant Albert get a date with famous actress Allegra. Sara is a gossip […]

The Magic of Belle Isle

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{4.5/5} “Most times real life doesn’t measure up to what’s in our heads, but every now and then it comes pretty close.” Monte used to write western novels, and now he drinks. He’s staying at his brother’s house in Belle Isle for the summer. Charlotte and her three daughters live next door. The first thing […]

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

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{4.5/5} “The final mission to save mankind has failed. The 70-mile-wide asteroid known commonly as ‘Matilda’ is set to collide with Earth in exactly three weeks’ time, and we’ll be bringing you up-to-the-minute coverage of our countdown to the end of days along with all your classic rock favorites.” An asteroid is going to hit the […]