The only reason I even heard about this movie was because I am a fan of Jason Segel films. He's a smart actor who chooses scripts wisely (or even writes them himself) and I have yet to see a film that he's in that disappoints me. This film feels a lot like an independent film when it comes to the production quality, but that doesn't mean that the story or execution is any less powerful than a Hollywood blockbuster.
Honestly, I thought this was going to be another movie that is so stupid its funny kinda movie. BUT it wasn't. It has a deep message. Whether you are Jeff or Pat you'll understand and relate. Humor keeps the movie from being overly dramatic and morbid with a day full of unfortunate events. It even made me cry. I loved it from beginning to end.
I saw the previews..wanted to see it...saw it...was glad that I did. This movie was definitely worth the watch. It really is a movie that's like real life, so I think that people can easily relate to it. It's no Shawshank Redemption or anything like that, but it's definitely worth checking out. And I really think that Ed Helms did a great job. He won't win an award off of it I don't imagine, but it was enjoyable and impressive to see him play this part. Again, it's not a mind-blowingly good movie, nor did Ed pull off a Philip Seymour Hoffman in MI3 kind of performance, but it's worth checking out if you've been wanting to see it. And the ending is pretty cool :)
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