Thursday, June 21, 2012

Day 194

movie: Then She Found Me
starring: Colin Firth, Bette Midler
genre: Comedy, Drama
year: 2007
format: TV EDIT

plot: After her adoptive mother dies, April meets her birth mother for the first time. And it comes at the time when she's going through a divorce and a miscarriage.

This is based on a novel.

I thought this might be a good chick flick, but I was wrong.
It just seemed like it was trying too hard to be a big player when it just seemed to me like it was tangled around itself.

There was just something off about Helen Hunt in the lead, playing someone who is roughly a decade younger then her.  I had a difficult time believing her in this role. And I just could not get past that. 

what do i think i learned from this film?
Just because you have half the ingredients for a cake doesn't mean you can make it work without the other half. Things happen for a reason when they do, sometimes you just don't see it until it's in your rear view mirror.

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