Located in the “NEXT” category of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Brings light to the “NEXT” big thing. Director Michael Mohan sheds the excess baggage of relationships. And brings to the screen a raw depiction of youth, love and drinking.
Shot in black and white. The film takes place in a church. Where Fisher lives free of rent and coaches youth soccer. His friend Pete drops by unexpectedly. Pete tells his boss his father died. And then proceeds to tell Fisher that was a lie. And that his girlfriend cheated on him. So, Fisher sets out to get Pete laid. Cougars no doubt. As the film develops. Fisher’s crude behavior takes spotlight. His drinking takes hold and drives him to regret his actions. Finally, when all truths are revealed. We get a great sense of understanding.
Although this film has a “Swingers” feel to it. It doesn’t have the acting ability to carry that feeling. I did enjoy the film. I laugh and felt the hardships. So, I will give this a mild
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Couples retreat Trailer
“Swingers” no more! No longer that slightly hip and out of touch duo. Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau are now married and tackling the issues of commitment. No! This not a sequel to that fore mentioned classic. It is however a funny look at married life. Brought on by a “power point” presentation. A couple deciding on the possibility of a divorce. Convinces their friends to partake in a couples retreat. A honeymoon with therapy. The movie is laugh out loud funny. But at times a bit slow. However, I still give this film a F-YA! Favreau can’t seem to do wrong now! Perhaps the F will stand for Favreau. This review only. Of Course!