Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Follow us on   
Forum Home Register for Free! Log In Moderator Tickets FAQ Users Online

That Awkward Moment

Logged in as: Guest
  Printable Version
All Forums >> [Film Forums] >> Film Reviews >> That Awkward Moment Page: [1]
Message << Older Topic   Newer Topic >>
That Awkward Moment - 30/1/2014 12:32:01 AM   
Empire Admin


Posts: 28938
Joined: 29/6/2005
Post your comments on this article
Post #: 1
Nahh - 30/1/2014 12:32:01 AM   


Posts: 348
Joined: 24/9/2007
ok, it has a couple of decent laughs. But if you think about it for a moment, it's not good at all.

It's horribly old-fashioned (oh look, they're young guys who like to shag about and fear commitment - yep, seriously, it's the 15-year old plot from Friends). It's cliched and very predictable (the revelation that follows the phone call, and the ending, you'll see them both coming). Also, it's all very unbelievable (seriously, what world do these three guys live in where one of them will just whip his penis out and show the others?, jokes about taking shits, i get, but not dick exhibitions).

It reminds me of I give it a Year, throw in a load of swear words and a couple of sex scenes so you can market it as a rom-com with an edge. Or a bit of sass!

But worse, it feels like a blend of the worst parts of Sex and the City (the show and the 1st movie - and the abhorrent Friends with Kids.

So it's all set in the world of young, smug, upper-middle class New Yorkers. And also, neither men nor women are well represented in this movie.

(in reply to Empire Admin)
Post #: 2
- 3/2/2014 9:49:10 AM   


Posts: 32
Joined: 1/5/2006
I believe i saw this film so others wouldn't have to.Awful.Truly awful. Comes across as friends whinging about first world problems.On the plus side lovely to have a few exterior scenes in New York.Still, you could do that on google maps.

(in reply to Empire Admin)
Post #: 3
Who knew Efron was not so bad - 14/2/2014 11:55:14 PM   
R.A Roe


Posts: 3
Joined: 14/2/2014
it was surprisingly Good. I know that may seem unbelievable but Zac Efron was not too bad. He was not on par with his co-stars as a fantastic comedic performance by Miles Teller really made the film rather funny at times. Also up and coming Michael B. Jordan was in good form pulling out a strong performance. This film for me reaches out to the men of this world rather then the women in my view as its actually about men in their twenties realising that you cant sleep around forever, and we all have to realise that at some point. Its by no means the best of rom-coms but its better than most others of this genre out at the moment.

(in reply to Empire Admin)
Post #: 4
Page:   [1]
All Forums >> [Film Forums] >> Film Reviews >> That Awkward Moment Page: [1]
Jump to:

New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts

Movie News  |  Empire Blog  |  Movie Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Video Interviews  |  Image Gallery  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Magazine  |  Resources
Forum Software © ASPPlayground.NET Advanced Edition 2.4.5 ANSI