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Celeste and Jesse Forever

R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Longtime sweethearts Celeste (Rashida Jones) and Jesse (Andy Samberg) married young, but are now drifting apart. Celeste is an ambitious business owner, while Jesse has a more laid-back attitude toward life and work. Celeste wants a divorce and believes that she and Jesse can remain friends. Jesse passively goes along with her plans, even though he is still in love with her. However, as the reality of their separation sinks in, Celeste begins to have second thoughts.

Cast: Rashida Jones , Andy Samberg , Chris Messina , Ari Graynor , Eric Christian Olsen , Will McCormack , Rebecca Dayan , Rich Sommer

Director: Lee Toland Krieger

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012)

Release Date: August 3rd, 2012|1 hr. 30 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 5 )
  • What really lifts Celeste and Jesse Forever above the rom-com herd, besides breakout star performances from Jones and Samberg, is the movie's willingness to replace clichés with painful truths. It's irresistible. show more

  • This film has a voice of its own. And at a time when the romantic comedy seems to be a lost art form, that's saying something. show more

  • The more these two likable people rattled on, the more I found myself thinking about the elusive distinction between characters talking genuinely smart talk and simply chattering for the camera. show more

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  • September 15, 2012 mikesmutt
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    a good story with some funny situations, but ultimately the film drags down the promise

  • August 31, 2012 loreincip
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    BEING “RIGHT” ISN’T ALL IT’S CRACKED UP TO BE Celeste and Jesse brings to mind the habit I have of wanting to be right”. As a result, my life usually takes a turn for the worse. Being “right” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Attachment to this way of thinking leads to my trying to control and manipulate a person or situation. The opposite is “letting go” and creating the recipe called going with the flow, adding the ingredients of patience and loving kindness. When I use this recipe, I notice how well things turn out. Celeste and Jesses reminded me that everything and everyone in my life are my teachers. If I really listen to the lessons and consume this recipe consistently, I can create a positive transformation in myself and in my life.

  • August 31, 2012 annevilla
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    I was pretty disappointed and that\'s because I wanted to like this film. The couple in this Celeste and Jesse are odd, a bit sophomoric and hard to identify with. There are far better choices out there.

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Can Andy Samberg Pull Off Serious?

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When I think of Andy Samberg, the first thing that comes to mind is "Jah! Rastafarianism!" from The Lonely Island SNL Digital Short Ras Trent. For others, it may be difficult to stare at his big goofy...

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