Watched this one the plane. Old story with a slight new twist. The saving grace is the chemistry between the cast, I think. Nothing really new here, just good to know those who returned from a war have not gone nuts and another movie about those insanity.
Yes, this is a movie, not real story. I watched it on a plane so can't complain about it. If I paid to watch it, it's another story ;-)
THE LUCKY ONE Written by Will Fetters Directed by Scott Hicks Starring Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling and Blythe Danner Beth: Why did you come here? Logan: To find you. The words, “Based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks” are not usually words that get me into a movie theatre. Actually, they are usually a pretty clear indication to stay away for me. Of the seven films that were adapted from his works, I’ve only seen two up until a couple of days ago. Sure, THE NOTEBOOK … more
Star Rating: Faithful readers will know that film adaptations of Nicholas Sparks novels aren’t exactly my cup of tea. I enjoy a good romance as much as the next person, but I’ve found his particular style to be predictable, soppy, and emotionally manipulative. With that in mind, I find myself in the position of reviewing his newest adaptation, The Lucky One. While hardly recommendable, it is admittedly better than I thought it was going to be. It … more