"Holy crap. You're worth every penny."
Everyone's seen 'Pretty Woman', the film that made Julia Robert's lips the sexiest thing on earth back in 1990. In that movie, a man falls in love with a prostitute (or was it the other way around?) and you can say that love conquered all. But then again, that's like every teenagers fantasy... Falling in love with a hooker. Or is it?
Enough of the bullshit and back to the topic. 'The Wedding Date' is like 'Pretty Woman' but the other way around. Here the man is an escort and the woman is the one paying for the services. But there's no lips of Julia nowhere to be seen.
Debra Messing's character is on her way to her sister's (Amy Adams) wedding in England. Her former boyfriend is the bestman and there's like no way she's going there alone! You gotta like make the former one jealous. Dah. So the answer to her problems is the Yellow pages. Double Dah. Off to England and her messed up relationships there. But it's her luck that the male escort (Dermot Mulroney) is a charmer. Cupid's just around the corner... (SPOILER?)
I just didn't get it. I guess I missed the part where people actually fell in love? Or was it even written in the film? It's just hard to imagine that a person would fall for a person who takes money for services like this. But then again I'm not that romantic. Was there a saying that the hooker's have a heart of gold or something?
Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney have a good chemistry, so it's a good thing and a necessity in a romantic comedy. I'm strictly straight but even I would've come in my pants if Mulroney's velvety rough voice would whisper softly in my ears and tease me by kissing... Did I actually write this?
Well, enough with the "oh-I'm-trying-to-be-funny" shit. 'The Wedding Date' was enough of a good romcom to be seen once. I didn't understand the person's actions but it's not my genre. I'm not in to romantic comedies, even if Julia's lips would star in the movie. Some occasional funny scenes and two good leads. Worth a watch with female company.