It has its flaws, but what doesn't? I didn't care for it too much, but it was funny at times. I watch it every once in a while.
May 22, 2008
With a collection of very talented actors, I decided to wonder WHY or HOW it could be SO BAD.I concluded the writing had to be the primary cause followed closely by the directing.The dialog is so boiler plated telegraphed it is putrid. So how could the director subscribe to it? I dont know.Then why wouldn't Diane Keeton and Mandy just walk off and say I cant do this - must be contracts.I hoped
May 22, 2008
The essential quality of this movie is expressed by its failure to provide an appropriate scene between mother and daughter upon the daughter's discovery that her mother has been secretly manipulating daughter's personal life. That behavior can either be presented in a slap-stick format or can be addressed seriously. There is no in between. To the extent that people actually behave like this,
I thought this movie was cute. Sure Diane Keaton and Mandy Moore were overacting throughout the whole movie but it's a fluffy girlie movie, what do you expect. I didn't expect Oscar worthy performances. Girls you will fall in love with Gabriel Macht. He is so hot in this movie, kind of unknown actor. He should be in more movies as lead. Watch this movie for the cuteness.
This movie serioius disappointed me. Not to blow it for anyone who hasn't seen it, but the ending was just ridiculous. I don't understand why the relationship with Dianne and Johnny's dad had to completely bloom and result in their marriage. Doesn't that make Milly (mandy's character) and Johnny step brother and sister? So how can they continue their relationship if their parents are married to