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½ December 27, 2015
lightweight but entertaining
December 19, 2015
The apparent silliness of the plot is somehow compensated with the message hidden underneath. The power of willingness can make you reach incredible goals, if you really believe in what you're doing. Despite the lack of a cultural side in the narration, I try to put myself in Becky's shoes and I get how this story can be tailored to many experiences in our lives. It always moves me. Remarkable choices for the soundtrack, especially at the end with the amazing Natasha Bedingfield. I suggest you give it a shot!
½ December 15, 2015
A bit cheesy but still enjoyable with the chemistry between Harrison Ford and Rachel McAdams.
½ October 23, 2015
Charming movie. Grumpy ole' Harrison Ford is absolutely perfect in his role. I don't get the extremely negative reviews and didn't really see this as a rom-com. The movie is more about the character's relationship with the show and the anchor than it is about the cute male producer.
½ October 11, 2015
Surprisingly good movie. Harrison Ford and Rachel McAdams have great onscreen chemistry.
October 9, 2015
Great movie! Rachel McAdams is really good in this very realistic comedy. Lots of laughs.
½ August 14, 2015
Rather liked this pleasantly funny film.
July 19, 2015
Great film about news reporter and great performance of Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford.
June 5, 2015
Great film and fantastic performance from McAdams
May 4, 2015
It looks like an unsubstantial comedy, but it is cleverer and funnier one can expect. There is a good script after it.
½ April 26, 2015
Another in a line of romantic comedies I've seen that contain hardly any elements of either. The performances by McAdams and Ford go a long way towards making that irrelevant here. I like the all-over-the-place Becky Fuller character, and came to enjoy the Pomeroy character, knowing all along he was going to get with the program and make it work. Predictable, but aren't all romantic comedies?
March 25, 2015
A very charming film with a terrific cast and power performances from everyone involved. Loads of fun
½ February 27, 2015
Rachel McAdams is, as always, cute as hell. Harrison Ford's character, on the other hand, almost made me wish Han Solo had never gotten out of that carbonite. This one's fairly mindless and easy to watch, and I thought it was fun.
February 26, 2015
funny and I liked it :)
½ January 29, 2015
Rachel McAdams, Diane Keaton and Harrison Ford are all great in their roles but the film is too slight to be anything more than fluff. Full review later.
December 29, 2014
excellent. I havn't had such a laugh in a long time.
December 20, 2014
Harrison Ford in a drama?!? It didn't work. Rachel McAdams comes across as needy in her role and it was all too much for how lame the film was actually about.
December 18, 2014
It's unabashedly a chick flick, it's often derivative and cliched, and it's entirely predictable. But it also has a very charming and affable cast. Oh, what the heck, I had fun watching this film.

It's the film of a workaholic TV producer who loses her job at a local news station, and winds up working for the struggling national morning program, Daybreak. To attempt to bring up the ratings for the show, she brings in legendary newsman Mike Pomeroy, but there's a problem - Pomeroy is completely disinterested in the program and has no qualms with showing that to a national audience. Meanwhile, everyone tries to keep relationships going, because it's a chick flick.

It's a pretty dodgy plotline and the writing isn't exactly crash-hot, but it does feature a more than watchable cast that includes Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, Patrick Wilson, Jeff Goldblum and Ty Burrell. All of these actors know what they had to do to make this film fun, and they did it.

That said, it was a big pile of cliches stacked on top of each other, particularly the scenes between McAdams and Wilson, with the two veterans of rom-coms repeating the same old tropes again and again. But then Ford would come on, doing his "bored with everything" routine that he'd perfected on numerous appearances with David Letterman, and the entertainment value would spike once more.

Fun, but not essential. 3 stars.
½ November 8, 2014
Decently acted, and visually, cinematically perfect - but overall only cute. It can't quite cover some tired plot devices and glaringly clunky moments that ring false in the script.
I truly expected more surprises and ingenuity from JJ Abrams, the creator of Alias the TV show.
Harrison Ford is pigeon holed for too long as the bitter has-been character who finally comes around, and it weighs down the middle.
½ October 14, 2014
La pelicula en cuestion es buena, mantiene entretenido y aporta un mensaje al final de ella. Se recomienda.
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