How Do You Know details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd, Jack Nicholson|
|Director:||James L. Brooks|
|Genres:||Comedy, Drama, Romance|
|Studio:||SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collection:||All Star Casts, Award Winners, Easy Watching, Exclusive!, Highest Rated, July - LOVEFiLM picks, March Picks, Our Instant Picks|
How Do You Know
|Rental release:||18 Jul 2011|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Reese Witherspoon asks how do you know when you are in love, in this rom-com starring Paul Rudd and Owen Wilson.
Most helpful review
How do you know? You don't!By CathPD (22 reviews) from Carlisle , 06 Mar 2011
[Highly rated reviewer]This film is rather appropriately titled. You don't really understand the story because it makes little sense. You don't really know why the acting is so bad. You don't really know why such an 'A' list cast could have agreed to make such a terrible film. I'd have expected so much more from the likes of Witherspoon and Nicholson. They serve a purpose, but there is very little depth in their characters. I don't want to include a spoiler, but let's just say that one of the main episodes in the film bares very little relevance to the rest of the film, although I think it's suppost to be important! It's not that the cast/crew/writers/director etc haven't tried to acheive a well connected storyline, it's just that they never quite succeeded. Now, as for the ending... Some films are clever enough to be able to pull off the 'It-doesn't-quite-finish-but-you-know-what-happens ', but there really should have been a proper conclusion written in for this one. It ends. You can imagine what happens, but the dialogue and the action in the last couple of scenes is so weak that you really feel you are left empty and craving something more. Sorry, I really wasn't impressed. It's not terrible, but I won't be rushing to watch it again anytime soon.
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Good, not great - especially considering the talent involvedBy Myrddin (27 reviews) from Aberystwyth , 15 Aug 2011This film stands or falls on how much good will you have towards the leading actors. I'm a fan of Paul Rudd, I think he is extremely watchable and has found his niche with the kind of character he plays here and that he utilises in just about every performance of his that I can think of (if it ain't broke...). The main problem is that it is an overlong film that never quite hits it's comedy stride and never quite gets comfy with a straight rom-com set up. Another problem is that it has such a forgettable title that every time my wife asked for the name of the film we would be watching I had to check the packaging - even when writing this review I had to scroll up to the top of the screen to remind myself of it's name. I know that doesn't affect the film itself - it's just an observation really. Bye!
How Do You Know when something is badBy Greenfingersjake (131 reviews) from Milton Keynes , 15 Aug 2011A white collar executive must fight for the affections of a young woman with a professional baseball player.
How do you know when this is bad When you line up so much talent that they end up tripping over each other to outshine the next person
I knowBy Nigfor (7 reviews) from Earl Shilton , 14 Aug 2011If you like Reese Witherspoon than this is a good movie.
I didn't find it confusing at all
My wife wasn't impressed but I liked it.
Quirky and funnyBy a customer , 13 Aug 2011Funnier than I thought it was going to be and the characters are different and interesting. Quirky and easy to watch, great for an easy night of DVD watching.
Drawn Out DrivelBy Failed (30 reviews) , 10 Aug 2011Thought this one was going to be ok at first, how wrong was I, even the missus thought it went nowhere fast.
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