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Have you ever finished a movie and by the end, you’ve been motivated to try something that the movie greatly expanded on?  On several occasions, I’ve sat with my friends as the credits roll, and we’ve talked about how we could totally do what they did and reap the benefits of what the characters achieved on the screen.  Unfortunately, like most things, it’s far easier said than done.  Here’s 4 examples of me saying, ‘that could be us’ only to have me fall on my face.

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Oh the romantic comedy.  Cliched, formulaic, and sappy.  It’s a staple of film to please the needs of the susceptible hearts and provides a means to fill our heads with ideas of true love and happiness.  So how is Crazy, Stupid, Love any different?  Simple answer: it isn’t.  It runs through the cliche moments, ends up exactly how I pictured it from the beginning and it’s as sappy as a maple wood tree.  But there lies the best aspects of this film.  While the film fires on all these seemingly tired cylinders, it’s charming and likable leads, a well written script, and plenty of heart transcends this the normal ‘Rom-Com’ that not only has me huddled in my sheets and pillows, but has enough twists to keep me interested as more than the traditional romantic comedy.

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