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Title: I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 03, 2013, 11:39:48 pm
I Love You Phillip Morris
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(http://i.imgur.com/3EbBEcX.jpg)

Trailer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01dljIcgiMw

I Love You Phillip Morris is the other DVD I picked up along with Yes Man a couple of days ago and this too was one that I didn't know anything about prior to watching it. And I still don't know what it's about to be honest. What's the main point of the film? Is it his relationship to Morris (Ewan McGregor) or the fact that Steven (Jim Carrey) is kind of like Frank Abagnale in Catch Me If You Can with his ability to con his way into any profession. Or is it his ability to escape Prison at will? What sinks this movie is that it doesn't have a clear idea of what it's trying to say. Unlike Catch Me, I found this movie to be excruciatingly boring. I really don't understand what Carrey saw in the script that made this one a priority to get made. Definitely a Skip. I love Prison Genre films, but even that couldn't save this one.
Title: Re: I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 03, 2013, 11:40:31 pm
I Love You Phillip Morris DVD Screencaps

Not in this lifetime.
Title: Re: I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Post by: Mac on August 04, 2013, 04:59:52 am
I never heard anything good about this. You've confirmed I don't need to pursue checking it out.
Title: Re: I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 04, 2013, 06:34:36 am
I never heard anything good about this. You've confirmed I don't need to pursue checking it out.

After I wrote my review and posted it, I did check to see what the public perception is about the film and many have said it's a "great movie" with Jim Carrey's "best performance of his entire career". Really? Did they watch the same movie? Wrong on both accounts. I will give Carrey one scene that was actually good and did require some acting on his part. Other than that, this was a waste of time.
Title: Re: I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Post by: Neumatic on August 04, 2013, 11:31:07 am
I remember this movie being delayed for a long time, I can't remember if it was before or after they shot  it, but now I can see it being a post-filming delay.

DIg the new avatar BTW, Chip.  Got Madonna on the mind?
Title: Re: I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on August 04, 2013, 11:35:59 am
I remember this movie being delayed for a long time, I can't remember if it was before or after they shot  it, but now I can see it being a post-filming delay.

The story is just all over the place. It doesn't know what it's trying to be. The poster says one thing (Romantic Comedy) and yet the bulk of the movie is about being this Con Man / Escape Artist.


DIg the new avatar BTW, Chip.  Got Madonna on the mind?

Yeah. Playing random songs of hers and I have been itching to resume my Madonna World Tour (http://pennycan.createaforum.com/the-concert-venue/madonna-live/msg19927/#msg19927) that I started a while back. Made the avatar as a reminder to do just that.
Title: Re: I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Post by: Neumatic on August 04, 2013, 11:39:00 am
Well, I think that the original story had a lot more gay content, and that got cut out in the edit.  I think.  I recall hearing that but I don't have sources to cite.