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My Own Love Song Reviews

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½ March 2, 2014
Very good story, funny and thought provoking. Loved it!
½ November 11, 2012
Renée Zellweger and Forest Whitaker's performances are excellent, this film is different to anything that the industry propose at the moment, good moment and ncie soundtrack, thanks to Bob Dylan.
½ August 3, 2012
not good but just interesting to not shut off
May 22, 2012
Nem a brilhante atuação de Forest Whitaker salva essa trama vazia e desconexa.
April 30, 2012
Aunque tenga un inicio de lo mas prometedor, la nueva historia del director de LA VIE EN ROSE se pierde en un continuo intento de humanizar demasiado a los personajes, que aunque las interpretaciones sean lo mejor del reparto, hacen lo que pueden con una historia que no da para mucho, y las buenas Road -Movies ya hace mucho que desaparecieron.
½ April 15, 2012
Talented cast unfortunately in dull and uninspiring script and ultimately resulted in very poor movie.
½ March 21, 2012
Former singer Jane Wyatt (Renée Zellweger) struggles to make it through each day after a car accident leaves her paralyzed from the waist down, and if not for her only friend Joey (Forest Whitaker) she would be content to spend her days in solitude inside her house. But eccentric and mentally unstable Joey is determined to help her live again by bringing her along to a seminar in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to hear his favorite author speak about communicating with angels...which he does on a regular basis.
Jane reluctantly agrees, and the two set out on a road trip which turns out to be marked with disaster at every turn. Along the way the pair meet several interesting characters who each have their own sad story to tell, which eventually causes Jane to face her fear of living.
This is a solid indie film with great performances from Forest Whitaker & Renée Zellweger. Full of music, including great singing performances from Renée Zellweger herself with a heartfelt and rugged style comparable to artists like Cat Power & Ray LaMontagne. This is an altogether touching, and at times melancholy, story with a plot that flows very well and delivers from start to finish.
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Super Reviewer
February 26, 2012
Renee Zellweger and Forest Whitaker's performances are the best reason to see this film. I found the film to be a bit off focus. It starts out great but in the middle, goes all over the place. They had a good idea for a film, but didn't execute it correctly. The film needed a major rewrite. I did like the music and the songs in the film. The film is worth seeing only for Zellweger and Whitaker's performances.
½ December 10, 2011
How did Olivier Dahan, the man who directed La Vie en Rose, mess this up? The idea of the road trip had promise, but it's sappy, disjointed, and ragged. Sometimes it tries to be arty, sometimes philosophical, sometimes motivational - and fails at all. The best part was Renee Zelwegger singing - assuming she did.
½ November 27, 2011
Una melancólica Road Movie que aborda el tema de la soledad acompañada: Se trata de un interesante proyecto en Hollywood para el francés Olivier Dahan, que trata de fijarse en lo que significan, a lo largo de una vida, los encuentros que la van marcando.

Sin embargo, es una lástima que la cinta no sabe equilibrar sus ingredientes: Da la sensación, por tanto, de no tener una buena "base" estable desde la que transmitir sus "golpes" emocionales, con lo que acaban siendo bastante "inofensivos" o poco reales. De hecho, quizá lo mejor del filme son los evocadores momentos surrealistas.

Bueno, mejor dicho, eso es "casi" lo mejor, porque la película no sólo sí consigue mantenerse, sino que acaba levantando el vuelo gracias a la soberbia interpretación de la amargura por parte de Renée Zellweger y de la ternura, por cortesía del señor Forest Whitaker.
½ November 14, 2011
pior filme q vi na vida.
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Super Reviewer
½ October 20, 2011
Nothing close to what I normally see from Renee Zellweger, A movie that was doing fine for first 50 minutes then it was like another director took over. It all went down hill from there. 2 1/2 stars
October 17, 2011
Misfits go on a Road Trip, meet other Misfits.These friendships are valuable learning experiences back to themselves.Despite the Wonderful performances by Renee Zellweger as a Singer in a Wheelchair that exists but does not live, & Forest Whitaker as a troubled man who see's Angels & is prone to fits of rage, & the fact that Renee as Jane sings her heart out, this film, like her voice, left me flat.
September 10, 2011
A beautiful movie -- Whitaker is as always amazing, and Zellweger does a great job being torn between depression and joy of life. The visuals are great and the music is also quite beautiful -- and if Zellweger does her own singing, she has quite the voice.
September 7, 2011
total shit. the poster looks nicer than this film is.
September 3, 2011
A cliche and overly sentimental movie that has no original elements and bores with a tedious story. The only decent things about this movie are the acting by Whitaker and the cinematography.
August 24, 2011
Really bad! Rene as a wheelchair bound singer on a road trip with a mentally ill man.. Can you say, CONTRIVED !!!!
½ July 16, 2011
Former singer Jane Wyatt (Renée Zellweger) struggles to make it through each day after a car accident leaves her paralyzed from the waist down, and if not for her only friend Joey (Forest Whitaker) she would be content to spend her days in solitude inside her house. But eccentric and mentally unstable Joey is determined to help her live again by bringing her along to a seminar in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to hear his favorite author speak about communicating with angels...which he does on a regular basis.
Jane reluctantly agrees, and the two set out on a road trip which turns out to be marked with disaster at every turn. Along the way the pair meet several interesting characters who each have their own sad story to tell, which eventually causes Jane to face her fear of living.
This is a solid indie film with great performances from Forest Whitaker & Renée Zellweger. Full of music, including great singing performances from Renée Zellweger herself with a heartfelt and rugged style comparable to artists like Cat Power & Ray LaMontagne. This is an altogether touching, and at times melancholy, story with a plot that flows very well and delivers from start to finish.
May 21, 2011
We go through life with our emotions as guiders, if you trust them they wont deceive you.
May 10, 2011
This has a new soundtrack by Bob Dylan! Great!
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