It's Complicated details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||John Krasinski, Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, Rita Wilson, Hunter Parrish, Lake Bell, Daryl Sabara, James Patrick Stuart, Zoe Kazan|
|Collections:||2012's Top Films, Duvet Day, Guilty Pleasures, Love Hurts, LOVEFiLM Exclusives, LOVEFiLM Loves..., Most Popular on LOVEFiLM Instant, Our Instant Picks|
|Run time:||1 hour 56 minutes|
|Rental release:||10 May 2010|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
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Fun, witty romcomBy a customer from Longstanton , 03 Jan 2010
[Highly rated reviewer]This romcom has a rather dull title, which, if it hadn't been for free preview tickets, probably wouldn't have lured me to the cinema. It also included in the lead one of my less favoured actresses - Meryl Streep.
However, it turned out to be a well written and acted comedy that had many 'laugh out loud' moments - perfect for a Sunday evening.
Meryl Streep was very believable in the main role and played out a very realistic character in a film that wasn't full of the usual over-the-top Hollywood sentimentality. Alec Baldwin played her x-husband, having left her for the typical younger woman. Looking his age, and with a bit of a paunch, he pulled off a decent 'twinkle in the eye' lawyer. However, I found Steve Martin outshone him playing a rather more introspective character without any of the annoying characteristics of his more typical roles in e.g. Father of the Bride.
The surprise performance was from John Krasinski - someone i hadn't come across before - as a current boyfriend of one of their children - who delivered some great lines and helped the dynamic of the main storyline.
Overall this is a feelgood movie about life post-divorce and the changing dynamics and priorities pre- and post-divorce.
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Not worth spending the timeBy a customer , 02 Dec 2013It could have been amusing. Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin were OK but Meryl Streep should not try to do funny!
Add this to your list as high priority!By bohobabe (14 reviews) from Northampton , 13 Sep 2013One of the best movies I have seen in some time. Quality performers giving quality performances. Absolutely hilarious at times but also very touching. I was totally engrossed throughout.
It's not all that complicated really!By Gray2 (221 reviews) , 28 Aug 2013A 'complicated' (i. e. difficult) situation for the characters in the story - but very easy to follow for the viewer. Because it's just about two people - who've been divorced for ten years and gone their separate ways but now, somewhat unintentionally, find themselves starting an affair as a result of one silly drunken night together. Most of the movie is just about them - though it does twist and turn to maintain our interest - and their feelings, but then we start to see the impact on third parties, notably their own children! As the movie neared the end I feared that this situation was not going to resolve itself, indeed that it could not resolve itself, but it did - at the very end!
Really good filmBy a customer , 20 Jul 2013I really enjoyed this film. Meryl Streep was first-rate as usual, Alec Baldwin equally good. Unusual for me to see Steve Martin in a non-comedy role. Holds the attention throughout, makes you want to see what happens next, some comical moments too. I thought the Alec Baldwin character was rather selfish and/or self-centred in a lot of ways and was only thinking of himself and what he wanted and not enough about how his actions were affecting other people. I'm glad the film ended the way it did.
A really nice film which made us laughBy a customer , 05 May 2013It's Complicated is not, it's simple. A simple story with some nice warm moments, some funny moments and some poignant moments. A good watch, it made an enjoyable evening. Whilst it is not of 'block buster award standard' it is a really nice film and made us laugh and is worthwhile watching.