Somewhat Decent Film
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I have to admit that this wasn't that bad of a film. I was hoping to like it more than I did, but that is because I think it is marketed as a comedy, and I would consider it more of a serious film with some humor throughout. I personally don't like when they market films a certain way, but the film itself has a completely different tone. I think this happens a lot with dramedies, a film is marketed as a comedy, but is much more a dramatic film, such as the Bill Murray film Lost in Translation.
**Spoiler Alert**
This film is about Reese Witherspoon's character dealing with the fact that she no longer has a softball career and is not positive of the direction she's moving in. She dates Owen Wilson, a wealthy insensitive baseball player who falls in love with her, and Paul Rudd, a man who is about to be indicted for fraud that his father Jack Nicholson, is responsible for. Overall, this film does have some comedic moments and some touching ones, but because of my lack of preparation to watch such a serious film, I've rated it 3.5 stars (see? I'm being nice). Unless you are looking for a dramedy to watch and enjoy the actors in this film, this one can be missed. (P.S. Can someone please explain the appeal of Paul Rudd? I have liked some films he's been in, but I can't stand when they cast him as a whiny character, which if you ask me, frequently happens.)