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The Sitter

#1 Post by a_person » Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:48 am

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Directed by David Gordon Green
Starring: Jonah Hill, Ari Graynor and Sam Rockwell

Plot: A comedy about a college student on suspension who is coaxed into babysitting the kids next door, though he is fully unprepared for the wild night ahead of him.

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Re: The Sitter

#2 Post by Beate » Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:23 pm

Sounds like something to avoid until you are a male teen: http://www.heyuguys.co.uk/2012/01/19/the-sitter-review/
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#3 Post by Beate » Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:28 pm

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#4 Post by a_person » Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:46 pm

I might be watching that next week. :red:
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#5 Post by Beate » Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:47 pm

How come?
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Re: The Sitter

#6 Post by hopeprince » Thu Jan 19, 2012 11:31 pm

So I went to see this at Stratford Picturehouse today. It reminded me of Date Night. It has a very similar tone just different situations and characters. It had a few laughs but it's very forgettable. I don't think I would p*y to see this.  4/10
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Re: The Sitter

#7 Post by stuartboy » Thu Jan 19, 2012 11:36 pm

I saw this tonight and thought it was a bit of fun. Very formulaic cringe-worthy fare but quite original with it. I definitely enjoyed it and probably would p*y to see it (though not again having seen it). I agree - rather Date Night-esque but good teen fun.

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Re: The Sitter

#8 Post by raj101 » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:13 pm

A subpar Adventures In Babysitting for the slacker generation? If this is a comedy, its the film equivalent of a teen girl band album - a couple of good songs with a huge amount of padding out throught the rest of the album. Not sure why todays comedians make comedies in such a thinly spread way - this could almost not be classed as a comedy, the good jokes are so scarce. There are more gags in the Eastenders omnibus, for gods sake.

6/10 for the kids fun acting.
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Re: The Sitter

#9 Post by TheDude » Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:16 am

I did like Sam Rockwell's drug dealer who wants to make friends on facebook, and Jonah Hill's chat with "Soul Baby" was pretty funny (make love to the night, motherf**ker...), but overall another uninspired comedy, 5 or 6 is about the right score. The romantic subplot was the worst part.

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