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How's "Along Came Polly"...worth a rent?

Old 06-08-04, 01:07 PM
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How's "Along Came Polly"...worth a rent?

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Old 06-08-04, 02:06 PM
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Worth a rent w/ yuo girldfriend/wife whatever.

I can't imagine any guy wanting to watch this by themselves. Very cheezy romantic comedy. You know what you are getting into. A couple funny moments all provided by Hoffman. Stiller is extgremely annoying in the movie.
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Wait until Starksy & Hutch... much better in my opinion. Coming out soon I believe as well.
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Definately worth a rent, had quite a few funny moments. In my opinion, Something about Mary would be Stillers best film.
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Wasn't very funny at all... everything thats worth a laugh you basically see in the commercials. I nice little romantic movie, but thats about it.
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Besides Office Space in which she had a minor support role, J. Annisten (sp?) hasn't received glowing reviews in anything else. I haven't actually seen it, but the previews do not encourage me to rent it at all.
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Philip Seymore Hoffman makes the movie a rental, his character is hilarious throughout the movie. Ben Stiller's performance is a mix of his previous work like Meet the Parents, and even a little Zoolander. As far as Jennifer Aniston movies, she was great in Good Girl.
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Originally posted by POWERBOMB
Besides Office Space in which she had a minor support role, J. Annisten (sp?) hasn't received glowing reviews in anything else. I haven't actually seen it, but the previews do not encourage me to rent it at all.
Even though I don't like her acting at all, she got very good reviews for The Good Girl, which was a decent film and by far her best performance.

As for Along Came Polly, I'd skip it if I were you (I wish I had skipped it).
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I say to rent the film.
Old 06-09-04, 04:54 PM
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<-------- Never saw the Good Girl.

I guess critics don't think of that film either. A typical Aniston review blasts her in films such as Rock Star among others,
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Just saw this. I didn't think I would like it at all... it just gave me bad vibes. I thought it was going to be a stupid comedy, but I absolutely loved it. So far I've seen Stiller on Meet the Parents, Zoolander, and then this. I've loved all three. Rental for me (but it doesn't reflect on the movie, I'm just not buying anymore). A definite rental for sure.
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I think it is

PSH is great as Stiller's friend and Hank Azria's scuba instructer character is also good in the few minutes he's in the movie
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Worth a rent, I actually just got it as a fulfillment through Columbia House. It was enjoyable, and some parts were really quite funny. It's almost like a Best of NBC stars movie with Aniston (Freinds), Debra Messing (Will and Grace), and Hank Azaria (Mad About You).
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When Jennifer was on top of Ben with those tight shorts..


If that was her or a body double, that butt is a gift from god.
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I rented it the other night and was plesantly surprised for the most part. Except for the scenes involving gross-out humor, I thought it was cute and funny.
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Definitely worth a rent. I bought it and I think Philip Seymour Hoffman is hilarious especially when playing basketball.
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Saw it last weekend at a friends house and was pretty bored with it. There are some funny moments but not many.
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The first half was pretty funny, but it went downhill fast after that. The shart scene and the bit with Alec Baldwin in the bathroom, may be worth the rental alone.
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Originally posted by tofu
I think Philip Seymour Hoffman is hilarious especially when playing basketball.
Couldn't agree more.
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I loved the scene with Stiller doing the salsa, the looks between him and Aniston looked and felt genuine and he was hilarious.
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I wouldn't buy it, but if you're a fan of Stiller's comedy, its worth a rental. I love Friends, but Anniston doesn't put in a great performance here. Azria, Hoffman, and Baldwin all turn in decent supporting roles that are fairly amusing. I agree that, as far as laughs go, Starsky & Hutch was better.
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Moving to Movie Talk Forum.

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Moving to movie talk? A blind rent suggestion thread?
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Um, yes, because that's what movie talk is for? We're not talking about buying the DVD or DVD features....
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Originally posted by Sierra Disc
Um, yes, because that's what movie talk is for? We're not talking about buying the DVD or DVD features....
trying to be a smart ass?..not even realizing this was originally posted in reviews or recommendations and not DVD Talk. maybe you should be careful before making a snide quip!
but moving after 13 days? weird...

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