Movie review: Stuck in love

Movie review: Stuck in love


Writers are lame.

I say this as someone who has been earning a living as a writer of sorts for close to 20 years.

I don't want to see movies about writers. I want writers to write movies about other types of people - the more interesting types.

The biggest problem with Stuck In Love, which is the same problem that plagues most movies about writers, is that it thinks it's smart, but it's goofy.

Writers are not tortured geniuses; they're idiots who can't actually DO anything, and so they write.

The Squid And The Whale is a good example of a movie that presents writers as the dorks that they are.

Stuck In Love isn't fit to smell The Squid And The Whale's shoes.

As but one example of Stuck In Love's idiocy, Kinnear gives his son the big "a writer is the sum of his experiences" pep talk. How can a writer WRITE if he's never really LIVED?

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