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Movie night: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

We had four DVDs sitting around being ignored for at least three months (during the peak of my reality TV season), and this movie was one of the forgotten. I couldn't even remember whether or not I had actually watched How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days or if I had just shuffled the disc laying around so long, and even though I could recall the previews, I somehow half-heartedly convinced myself that I'd already seen the movie. I returned it, unsure. Then I rented it again, about a week later, to satisfy my curiosity, and to avoid missing out on a good chick flick. It's better to be safe than sorry, I thought.

After about ten minutes into the movie, I realized that I have seen the whole thing recently, and yet continued to watch. I still can't believe that I saw it within the last few months and forgot all about it. It must have been late and I must have been extremely tired. Either that or the movie was so forgetful and I was asking myself why would I want to watch it again. I was by myself and Kelly was busy studying Chinese, so I continued.

Speaking of diminishing attention, if you are still reading this and want to know how I liked it, let me just say that it falls perfectly into the category of a standard chick flick (standards not necessarily aligned with mine), and I did enjoy it, again. I was cracking up in parts of it when the character, Andie Andrews, was doing everything she could to scare away the guy, played by none other than the regular chick-flick gigolo, Matthew McConaughey, who always lands these types of roles. But I was a sucker for his sweet talkin' once again, as was Andie, played by the irresistible Kate Hudson. Even if it didn't leave a lasting impression the first time, I'm going to give this an 8 out of 10. I'd watch it again. I'm the number one fan of happily ever after endings.


Aubrey Michelle said…
did you know that Matthew M doesn't wear deodorant because he likes his "aroma"
Happy The Man said…
I like my aroma too but not enough to go without deodorant :)

Since I'm a guy, and not really infatuated with Matthew M (my wife is), I give it a 6-7. If Jennifer Garner was in it, that score definitely would have gone up.
Heidi said…
I own this I like it so much. I think it is hilarious. Maybe because it came out when I was a single girl at BYU and dating situations were my life. Anyway, you are so right Matthew M. does always play the exact same character!
Aimee said…
Didn't we see that together wheb you were here visiting?

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