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Thursday, June 24, 2010
Last night I was invited to an advanced screening of Grown Ups starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. My immediate response after seeing it, and by that I mean what I tweeted was, If the people who made Meatballs made The Big Chill it would be Grown Ups. You can take this anyway you like. My husband thinks Meatballs is a great movie, so he takes it as a rave review. I think Meatballs is a pretty silly movie not to mention chauvanistic, so it's not so much a rave for me.
I will say Grown Ups had me laughing out loud several times, even if it was against my better judgement. It's definitely geared to the 40ish male audience, so I suppose I'm not it's demographic anyway.
For those of you who have no idea what Meatballs is:
Hmm...after watching the trailer for Meatballs it maybe more cerebral than Grown Ups. Oh well, you get the general idea.
Grown Ups opens June 25.
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I loved Meatballs! "Are you ready for the summer??!!"
Well, hen this one might be for you. I see a date night in your future..
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