Save the Date (2012)

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Save the Date: Directed by Michael Mohan. With Lizzy Caplan, Alison Brie, Martin Starr, Geoffrey Arend. Sarah begins to confront her shortcomings after she rejects her boyfriend’s hasty proposal and soon finds herself in a rebound romance. Meanwhile, her sister Beth is immersed in the details of her wedding.

“Caught this at a theater near by and I have to say that I did enjoy this. It wasnu0026#39;t great or even u0026quot;really goodu0026quot; but it was better than most of JCVDu0026#39;s other dtv movies(excluding US3 and Replicant)…and better than some of his later theatrical movies(Street Fighter,Double Team,Knock Off, Unisol:The Return). I think putting it on the same level as Wake of Death is pretty fair. I actually may have liked this a little more since it didnu0026#39;t feature the dopey MTV edits that WOD had. The acting was pretty solid all around for the most part. JCu0026#39;s son, Krisu0026#39; character(Schell) was extremely pointless in my opinion…not to mention he sucked in it. Felt like he was reading his lines the entire movie. I really liked JC and Adkinu0026#39;s chemistry together. They played off each other really well but I was left wanting to see more of them sharing the screen. There were a few aspects I didnu0026#39;t care for but I donu0026#39;t want to spoil anything. Production wise, the movie looks pretty good considering the budget. Itu0026#39;s well directed and shot. Good music score too. However, I actually feel like it would have made for a better at home experience than a theatrical one. The sepia tone actually looked a little blurred on the big screen during some of the wide shots…and I did find myself craving a little color. Close ups looked good though. All in all, it was a pretty good movie. This gives me hope for The Butcher. If Ernie Barbarash had a little more money to work with, heu0026#39;d do a hell of a job. 3/5”


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