Conclusion: The Life As We Know It Blu-Ray is a combo pack with the DVD and Digital Copy. All the adjectives I can think of to describe it are synonyms for cute – sweet, delightful, endearing, charming, etc. I’m interested to know if my husband will like it nearly as much as I did.
Excerpt: When a movie deserves credit, you give it. So, Life as We Know It starts off great. Messer (Josh Duhamel) and Holly (Katherine Heigl) end up together on a blind date, the single most mismatched couple on the planet.
Excerpt: There's definitely a female slant to this story and my wife enjoyed this much more than I did, but watching nearly two hours of Heigl in high-definition certainly makes up for the far-fetched story.
Conclusion: What exactly is Life as We Know It ? A stilted romantic comedy? A misguided dramedy? A scattershot tearjerker? A well-intentioned but poorly conceived genre pic? A maligned Valentine's Day gift for mothers and moms-to-be? Whatever it is, it isn't very good.
Conclusion: I guess to like this movie you have to completely buy into its phony-baloney premise that two single people could be coerced by someone's will to live together and take care of a kid. Sorry, that's not happening in the real world.
Excerpt: Holly is an up-and-coming caterer and Messer is a promising network sports director. After a disastrous first date, all they have in common is their dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie.
Summary: Trial number 2 has come and gone. I have but one more tale to spin in my romantic trilogy of terror. This tale involved a car crash, baby spewage and Katherine Heigl attempting to act anything besides annoying. She didn’t do too well.
Excerpt: Life As We Know It seems to promise something a little different in the romantic comedy mold, from the blatantly tragic set-up involving a car crash to the fact that a baby, a real-live baby, will be a central character in the piece.
Excerpt: There's something about Katherine Heigl's big screen output lately that's become absolutely intolerable. Once thought to be a bright, sharp young actress, Heigl has settled into making dreadfully grating romantic comedies, pitching her charisma to a female audience seemingly ravenous for tales of...