Oh, "The Wedding Planner." In theory, you're a wonderful piece of J.Lo rom-com nostalgia. In fact, however, you're far more terrible than anyone could have ever remembered.
If you haven't guessed by now, this week, Tim Hayne, Tony Maccio, Phil Pirrello, and Rachel Horner sink their teeth into Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey's 2001 romantic comedy hit, "The Wedding Planner," and gnaw it to its misguided, nonsensical, terrible-Italian-accented bone. For the record, they really wanted to like this movie -- you could say they planned to like it -- Rachel and Tim, especially. Alas, much like 50 percent of marriages in America, this movie was doomed from the start.Are there redeeming qualities? Sure, but they're few and far between. Judy Greer, for instance, and Kathy Najimy's "boss" wig -- but you'll have to listen to the podcast for the rest.
Next week's movie is a Tony Maccio pick: 1989's "Road House," starring Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, and a giant can of whoopass.
Listen to CAN'T WAIT! A Movie Lover's Podcast Episode 10: 'The Wedding Planner'Total runtime: 59:08 (recommendations start at 54:30)
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