Monday, September 22, 2008

Daddy Bee's got the honey

A movie Review: My Best Friend’s Girl [MBFG]

First see: How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days
Second see: Good luck Chuck
Smoosh the two together in your brain and you have MBFG. Kate Hudson and Dane Cook lazily played identical characters, respectively. Then the casting directors must have had this conversation…

Casting 1: Hmm, here we have a character that is only mildly attractive at best and obsessed with masturbation, who would be a good fit?
Casting 2: How about that guy who had sex with an apple pie a few years ago?
Casting 1: Yes. Call him.
Casting 1: Oh and also call up one of the Baldwins to play the sleazy sex addict Dad.
Casting 2: Which one should I call?
Casting 1: Try for the one that's actually successful and then keep trying the others until you run out.
Casting 2: Okay.

And the cast was formed.

Other reviews have said that this is the same premise as Hitch, but I didn’t see that movie so I cannot compare. Apparently Dane cook was given LOTS of creative freedom and many of his scenes were improvised – which I actually appreciated while viewing the movie. That=awesome and although I think Dane Cook is really ugly, [Dane Cook on myspace: It's no secret that I'm more rugged facially due to a drunken visit by the teen acne fairy]something about this movie made him *charming*. Maybe because at one point in the movie he is crying his eyes out during Ghost or that his name was “Tank” or maybe because he shouts the lyrics to “pop that Pu$$y” but I really think if I had not seen the awfulness that was Good Luck Chuck, I would have hearted this movie. Although I think that this movie is way to raunchy to be placed in the romantic comedy section of any local video retailer – I'd say, if you liked Van Wilder – give this movie a chance.

MBFG Words to live by: When contemplating whether or not to sleep with a guy, “listen to your clamburger.” –advice from a stripper

[p.s the Emmy’s were terrible last night. But I did see the largest breasts I have ever seen in my life. See Christina Hendricks. I have never googled someone just to look at their breasts before, last night was a first.]


Jennie! said...

Aww, man, I forgot the Emmy's were on last night. Oh well, I don't feel so bad about it since they were terrible.

Heidi said...

Some of the skits were Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

Also, I found Dane Cook to be charming too. I then rinsed my brain with bleach.

Tam said...

heidi: exactly, I don't think that character was much of a stretch for him. Dane Cooke = dirty.