#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – After the sudden death of her fiancé, Gray Wheeler finds comfort in the company of his friends: lighthearted and comic Sam, hyper-responsible Dennis, and, oddly enough, his old childhood buddy Fritz, an irresponsible playboy whom she’d previously pegged as one of the least reliable people in the world. As secrets about her supposedly perfect fiancé emerge, Gray comes to see new sides of the man she thought she knew, and at the same time, finds herself drawn to the last man she ever expected to fall for.
Plot: Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love’s best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz doesn’t seem to care. Once Gray breaks through Fritz’s defenses, however, she finally sees why her fiancé thought so highly of him. As they spend more time together, Gray learns that her chances for love have not died out with her fiancé. But when some surprise guests show up on their doorstep, it’ll take the love of all of her new friends to help Gray learn that life may be messy, but love is messier.
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A Lame Effort, Partially Saved by Juliette Lewis
Is there a production company somewhere that specializes in churning out the kind of banal, unoffensive films that are frequently used as in-flight movies, and if so, is it responsible for this film?
A flight from London to Chicago happens to be where I saw this movie, and even with absolutely nothing else to do or distract me, I had trouble staying with it. “Catch and Release” isn’t bad. It’s too safe to be bad. Rather, it’s painfully uninspired. It’s the kind of movie you simply can’t imagine anyone getting up the energy to make. Was there really a screen writer out there who thought this story needed desperately to be told, and actually went to the trouble to tell it? Was there really a director who decided he had to bring this story to the screen, a cinematographer who put effort into planning shots? Did any of the actors read this script and think it was a project they simply had to be involved with? Apparently, because we have the movie itself as proof that at least someone thought it was worth brining to audiences. And there are decent things about it, notably Juliette Lewis, who gives a delightful performance as a new-age hippie struggling with motherhood, who makes you wish the movie was about her every time she appears on screen. Jennifer Garner, who the movie is supposed to be about, fades into the background, because neither she as an actress nor the character as written is capable of drawing our attention to herself. The script is too timid to allow any dramatic conflict to last more than a couple of scenes, so loose ends are neatly tied up with assembly-line efficiency.
This is film-making at its most disposable.
A bunch of seriously emotionally repressed/stunted adults living in Boulder, CO
If this movie had been classified as a dark satire, I think I would have been less disturbed. I’ve read a number of critiques about the acting, the direction, the odd casting, but this movie is horrible because of the complete lack of honesty in any of its characters. And yet it is so sincere in its direction, it scares me to think people actually think behavior like this is acceptable or healthy. Either the characters have the repression skills of a psychotic or there is a sequel which will display the emotional fallout. And yet, I’ve read no review where anyone has a problem with this. Let me break it down (and again, many spoilers are in this review – although how can you spoil such a rotten movie). Opening: Jennifer Garner’s character, Gray Steele, attends her fiancé’s funeral instead of their wedding (he died in a boating accident). During the funeral, she catches one of his best friends sleeping with the caterer (classy). Next phase, she’s struggling for money so she moves in with another 2 of her fiancé’s best friends. And of course, the one who slept with the caterer happens to be crashing there as well (hmmmm – wonder where this is headed). Next phase, Gray discovers the secret life of her fiancé – he had tons of money squirreled away, he’s been having an affair with a bimbo in LA (no one calls her that but she is obviously portrayed as such – geez, why else would they cast Juliette Lewis), and he’s been giving this woman money to raise the 4 year old boy whom she claims is his son. Next phase, one of the best friend’s tries to kill himself by swigging a bottle of vodka and sleeping pills. Next phase, Gray and the sleazy best friend (caterer dude) end up sleeping with each other and, I guess, begin falling in love. Next phase, another best friend confesses his love to Gray – a love he’s been harboring for years. And of course she rejects him because she’s banging another best friend. And through all this, Jennifer’s character is calm and poised. Sure there are a few tears, but no anger or rage – and it’s presented as a good thing! It freakin’ gave me the creeps – I kept waiting for her to snap. Especially when her to-be mother-in-law asked for the engagement ring back or when same mother-in-law accused her son’s affair as being Gray’s fault. What?! Later Gray also overhears the bimbo saying in her oh-so-bubbly manner that basically Gray was so perfect, her boyfriend acted like it was a vacation when he was away from her. And what is Gray’s response? “Well, I steal library books . . .” during some freakish dinner they all have together. I guess to ‘make peace’ or something. And in the end, Gray goes after sleazy best friend, everyone’s happy and moving on. Perhaps all the anger and rage was being dealt with – but if you want your characters to appear to have resolved these things, we need to see them dealing with it. Otherwise, the river in Egypt happens to be flowing pretty strong through Boulder.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 4 min (124 min), 2 hr 4 min (124 min) (USA), 2 hr 4 min (124 min) (Argentina), 1 hr 52 min (112 min) (cable) (USA)
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director Susannah Grant
Writer Susannah Grant
Actors Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Sam Jaeger, Kevin Smith
Production Company Columbia, Tall Trees Productions
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA (prints), Rainmaker Digital Pictures Group Ltd., Vancouver, Canada (color), Technicolor Digital Intermediates (digital intermediate)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), Super 35 (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic) (Kodak Vision 2383)