Being that Darren and I both love watching lots and lots of movies, we decided to start a new weekly series where we challenge each other to watch a new movie that we enjoyed and feel the other one might also.
The rules are simple; it has to be a movie we have NEVER seen, (not just not reviewed)
Every Tuesday, we will both post both reviews on our sites.
Let’s hope we both can add lots of new favorites to our personal lists
For my review this week, here are my thoughts on…..
Number of Times Seen – 1 (23 Aug 2015)
Brief Synopsis – A struggling writer befriends a teenager and it turns out they have a lot more in common than they previously thought.
My Take on it – I found this film to be a bit more quirky than I’m usually use to, but it did have its moments here and there that made it interesting to watch.
The pacing is quite slow and I wasn’t quite sure where things were going for the first half.
The cast is amazing with Jeff Daniels and Emma Stone having good chemistry despite their age difference.
I enjoyed some of the twists in this movie that I really didn’t anticipate, but overall, the story was pretty lackluster and I found it to be not much more than average.
Bottom Line – Very quirky story that does have its moments but it isn’t as endearing as I had hoped. Excellent cast. I liked some of the twists, but ultimately I didn’t find this any better than average.
MovieRob’s Favorite Trivia – This is the 2nd movie in which Jeff Daniels (I) plays a character with the last name Dunn. In Dumb & Dumber (1994) he plays Harry Dunne. (From IMDB)
Rating – BAFTA Worthy
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