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#1 mards

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:25 PM

BEST Movie I have seen in a long time - LAUGHED till I cried - Highly recommend anyone in that age category to go see!!! biggrin.gif

#2 Bwok~Bwok

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:28 PM

I turn *beep* next week! original.gif

Maybe I need to see this!

#3 Mummytoyou

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:31 PM

I loved it too.  I was really not looking forward to seeing it, I hate those sort of movies and at first I thought it was going to be really stupid but I ended up loving it. Could relate to a lot and laughed so much, felt really good after seeing it and dh and I felt a bit closer if that makes sense.
I'm early 40's.

eta absolutely loved the bit where they get called into the principals office!! bahaha so dh and I. blush.gif

Edited by lifehacker, 23 January 2013 - 05:35 PM.


#4 Scootaloo

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:32 PM

LOL you mean the documentary of my life!!!  Such a funny movie, DH and I both really enjoyed it.

Jen

#5 mards

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:38 PM

wish there was a LIKE button!! LOL! - sooo loved it - wish DH went with me - i went with friends - but i would go see it again!!


#6 blackcat20

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:39 PM

It's on my list, got a free ticket that needs to be used too...

#7 IsolaBella

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:44 PM

Real 38 here (as is DH). Very much resonated (apart from the fighting, we don't do that).

Also made us scared to think what 3yo DD will be like when she is 13.

DH also double checked the Implanon was still in after the movie and double checked how long it lasted for LoL!



#8 MsDemeanor

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

Loved it. I am only 34 but having just separated after a long marriage and parenting a teenager I was nodding and clapping all the way through. It was great.

#9 *Zen*

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:51 PM

I liked it a lot, but it seemed quite long for a rom-com and thought it could of been bit shorter as I was getting restless after 2hrs

#10 *Mrs_Cullen*

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:51 PM

Loved it !!!

#11 Stellajoy

Posted 23 January 2013 - 06:03 PM

Hated it! it was so slow, and had absolutely no plot line. It was a few slapstick moments and a whole lot of filler.

#12 WizzFizz

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:47 PM

Really ??

I'm with Stellajoy. Thought it was terrible. Maybe my expectations were too high.


#13 Scootaloo

Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:20 PM

I'll admit it did drag along towards the end and could have been shorter but still enough funny moment to keep both DH and I happy.

And the add on bit at the end with the extra scene from the principle's office was worth getting to the end for.

Jen

#14 katpaws

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:17 AM

I would rate this as one of the worst of 2012's movies. The main characters were so selfish and self absorbed and whinging about not having any money and then (and THEN!) letting a father continue to sponge off them and going on a maryjane munchie feast in an expensive resort was not very funny. I found that the children were better characters and i did not understand the grief given to the biological dad of the female main character. The main characters were so loathsome that what they did was not amusing and in fact was quite sad.

I have been very disappointed with the movies from 2012. Django i think has been the best so far.

Edited to white out possible spoilers

Edited by katpaws, 27 January 2013 - 10:49 AM.


#15 Chelli

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:26 AM

It resonated strongly with me, and I loved it laughing2.gif

#16 CharliMarley

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:33 AM

My friend and I are going to see it next week, so I was wondering what it was like. Cannot wait to see it now. cclap.gif cclap.gif cclap.gif

#17 Ianthe

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:40 PM

I love Judd Apatow so I am looking forward to seeing this.

#18 babychacha

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:45 PM

[quote name='Scootaloo' date='25/01/2013, 07:20 PM' post='15271122']
I'll admit it did drag along towards the end and could have been shorter but still enough funny moment to keep both DH and I happy.

And the add on bit at the end with the extra scene from the principle's office was worth getting to the end for.

Jen
[/quote

Agree, the out take at the end was the funniest part of the movie. I liked the movie but wouldn't jump up and down about it. Would have been better with a different lead actress.

There was only a handful of people left that saw the out take thing at the end and we all walked out laughing to a line of people waiting to see it......you could see them thinking...oh good , it must be really funny....Yes, the last 2mins was.



#19 BellaMoja

Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:57 PM

Saw it last night. It's funny but didn't like the lead actress and she didn't have a connection with her DH and they were both overacting in some parts but pretty good and I can see how heaps of ppl could relate.

#20 I*Love*Christmas

Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:47 AM

QUOTE (Stellajoy @ 23/01/2013, 06:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hated it! it was so slow, and had absolutely no plot line. It was a few slapstick moments and a whole lot of filler.


I agree with this. Felt like it kept going on and on. DH and I were nearly falling asleep by the end of it.

#21 EsmeLennox

Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:39 AM

I thought it was too long too. I could relate to some of it, but I thought the relationships were a bit far fetched and overblown. I also thought the lead female character was a stupid git for knowing so little about what was going on with her own financial situation.

Although I did find parts of it very funny I did spend a lot of time thinking 'are people really this stupid?' and 'why are they all so self-absorbed?' I did like the principal scene.

Edited by Jemstar, 30 January 2013 - 10:43 AM.


#22 *~Luvmy3~*

Posted 30 January 2013 - 11:29 AM

I seen it and its not gonna be a movie i recommend.

#23 CharliMarley

Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:38 PM

I know I am a prude, so don't lambast me, but I thought that the swearing was over the top and do people talk like that all the time, especially in front of their children. unsure.gif

#24 *BluePinkie*

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:34 PM

I watch just about anything but I didn't like this at all!

#25 Ange

Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:24 PM

Dh and I found it funny original.gif We enjoyed it original.gif




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