Monday, August 1, 2011

Crazy, Stupid, Love - A Review in...drum roll...One Hundred Words!

Happy August, everyone! I'll go through my New Year's Resolution update and July books on Wednesday, but today, I have 100 words for Steve Carell's recent romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love. Oh, and stay tuned for some fun housekeeping after the review.

If Steve Carell left The Office for movies like Crazy, Stupid, Love, then I say HOORAY!
One couple separates, one finds each other, and one doesn’t stand a chance. This movie seamlessly ties them all together along with a zany cast of secondary characters. Steve Carell again proves he’s leading man material, Moore and Stone are lovely, and Ryan Gosling? Better abs than Green Lantern. I laughed, found myself with a goofy grin, made an ‘awww’ noise more than once, and the 'fight' scene was hysterical!
Just an excellent and wonderfully well done story. See it right now!

Seriously, you don't want to miss this one. I've vowed not to buy DVD's, because my collection's slowing turning into a house-eating monster, but I will own this when it comes out. So worth the money, and the Best Zingers Award goes to Liza Lapira as Emma Stone's sassy friend. She's such a great addition!


Housekeeping. You need towels?

Okay, a bit of housekeeping.

First, the lovely Laura Stanford is having a Facebook contest! Check out her blog and head over to her Facebook page for a chance to win a Barnes and Noble gift card.

Second, my polished first draft of EXQUISITE GRAY, my Katherine Wake story, is in the hands of my fantastic writer-friends from BackSpace. My amazing pal, Escape Artist, has been reading as I go. Such a brave soul! So, hopefully I don't bore anyone to death, and I get a ton of great feedback to polish for...

Third, I'm about 89% sure I'll be going to the BackSpace conference in November. Sending my MS to my crit partners gave me the itch. You know the one. If anyone else is considering it and want to split the hotel bill (it's NYC Marathon weekend, so the price is higher than the May conference), I'm game!

Last, thanks to everyone who read my entry into Lisa Galek's Happy Birthday, Harry fanfic contest yesterday. I love my little tear jerker! :)


1 comment:

M.J. Fifield said...

I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed Crazy Stupid Love. I've been in love with the previews for weeks now.