Dan in Real Life stars
the hilarious and brilliant Steve Carell, with a very smart script,
leading to a film that is one of the most fun and heartwarming
releases of the year.
There's a few plot holes to nitpick at,
but, honestly, you're going to have to let some go by and enjoy
the whole film.
It's just packed with awkward humor, which
I found really made me laugh a lot.
If you think getting through Thanksgiving
with your relatives is tough, try getting through Dan in Real
Life, a bland family reunion love triangle "comedy."
Steve Carell falls flat on his face trying
to recreate the success of 40-Year-Old Virgin unsuccessfully.
It's as monotonous as it is both artificial
Steve Carell plays a widower who falls
for a woman who happens to be dating his brother in this romantic
The situation creates a good base for humor
at his parents' home during the family weekend reunion.
The story is a heartfelt, moving comedy
that is complex and gives a realistic look at their family relationships.
It's also about the mystery of falling