Posts Tagged sappy

Friends with kids

Friends with Kids

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 No Comments

Though cute and occasionally funny, Friends with Kids progressed through time in annoyingly large bounds, glossing over some very crucial bits of child rearing. The film, following two friends who have a kid together, was more focused on their sappy conquest for love, and only secondarily on the development of the child. In one scene […]

Think Like a Man

Think Like a Man

Monday, April 23, 2012 No Comments

Think Like a Man was very bottom heavy. Following a handful of varying personalities playing the dating game, the resolution of the film was packed with sappy quixotic gestures. Most films have one heavily clichéd reuniting sequence at the end, this one had five! It was a bit much. Also, the characters were mostly one-dimensional […]

Letters to juliet

Letters to Juliet

Thursday, October 7, 2010 No Comments

Everything about Letters to Juliet was nauseatingly cliché, down to the words “The End” scrawled across the screen at the conclusion. The story of the adorably beautiful Amanda Seyfried trying to help an older woman reconnect with her long lost love while, simultaneously, slowly falling in love with the woman’s grandson was the epitome of […]

Dear John

Dear John

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 1 Comment

The Notebook is one of my favorite chick flicks, and seeing as how Dear John is based on a novel from the same author, I was ready to cry like a teething baby. Well, I didn’t! The story of a soldier falling in love only to then be shipped off for duty failed as a […]