Monday is Valentine’s Day, yet the closest thing to a romantic comedy opening this weekend is “Just Go with It,” starring Adam Sandler as a pathological liar who must create a fake soon-to-be-ex-wife in order to date the smokin’ hot babe he met at a party. And they say romance is dead! And they are right when they say that!
“Gnomeo & Juliet” sounds like it’s a romance, and I guess it is. But it’s also a cartoon, and it’s about garden gnomes that come to life when people aren’t around, “Toy Story”-style, and I didn’t see it, so never mind.
Before I saw “Just Go with It,” I wrote a piece for Film.com analyzing the logical problems presented by the trailer. I submit it now as a historical artifact, from the period of time before we saw “Just Go with It.”
What is “The Eagle” (review at Film.com)? It is a movie with Channing Tatum as a Roman centurion, and Jamie Bell as his slave/sidekick! It has swords and stuff.
Oh, and I saw “The Roommate” last weekend. I didn’t write a review, but it’s plenty stupid, believe me.
“Cedar Rapids” (review at Cinematical) opens today in limited release. It’s worth catching, especially if you’re a fan of Ed Helms, unsung hero from “The Office.”
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