« Duck Soup — CLASSIC FILM PICK | Main | American Wedding »

January 05, 2009

Gigli

Gigli Writer/director Martin Brest (“Scent of a Woman”) combines romance, comedy, and crime in a movie that will forever be blamed for bringing together Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez for better or worse. Larry Gigli (pronounced like “really") is a small time hit man working on an assignment for an East Coast mob boss (Al Pacino) to kidnap Brian (Justin Bartha), the Tourette's Syndrome suffering brother of a federal prosecutor. Gigli gets seriously distracted when his boss sends in Ricki (Jennifer Lopez) to make sure Larry (Affleck) doesn’t screw up the assignment. Ricki’s feigned lesbianism merely stokes the fires of Larry’s dim-witted heart, and the rest is all about what makes Larry a “bull” and Ricki a “cow.”
Rated R. 121 mins. (C-) (Two Stars)

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c2b7953ef01156fb314d7970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Gigli:

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Featured Video

SMART NEW MEDIA® Custom Video

COLE SMITHEY’S MOVIE WEEK

COLE SMITHEY’S CLASSIC CINEMA

Throwback Thursday