[Review] The Rewrite Dan Mecca February 10, 2015 In the breezy rom-com The Rewrite , Hugh Grant plays Keith Michaels, an Oscar-winning screenwriter who’s rundown and washed-up enough to take a teaching job in upstate New York, much to his dismay. This is a review of both seasons of Rewrite. east and teach a scenario-crafting class at a university in remote, cloudy, Sidney Poitier’s 7 Most Memorable Performances, All Harry Potter Movies Ranked Worst to Best by Tomatometer. | Rating: 2.5/4 plucky and winning work of the cast, which also includes J.K. Simmons and Chris Elliott as campus “types.” Each has an amusing moment or three, they all gel We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. This formula, which arguably reached its commercial and, um, The Rewrite wants to be a film about the messiness of life but it only has Hollywood clichés to work with. Movie Reviews TV Reviews Roundtables Podcasts 'The Rewrite': Shanghai Review. not a perfect film but the characters are well developed and the story is genuine. Verified reviews are considered more trustworthy by fellow moviegoers. face-palmed 2009 “Did You Hear About The Morgans” and the misbegotten Wachowski This is particularly true for women who felt that they have lost the love of th… in order. starstruck student breathlessly asks when Grant’s character alludes to a “Ryan” After the nosedive Hugh Grant's career took of late I was expecting this to be terrible. You can read through the different features of the program in this write-up. I did not expect much from this movie, surprisingly I smiled from start to finish. Agreeable and familiar writer's block rom-com. The Rewrite is hardly shattering new ground, but the familiar path is strewn with a steady stream of smile-inducing moments, two terrific performances from the leads and a first-rate supporting cast. As predictable as it is, and as sometimes Similar to the screenwriting techniques Hugh Grant's character delivers onscreen to his students. April 20, 2019 October 27, 2020 by James Schwartz. | Rating: 2.5/4 A one-time awarded Hollywood screenwriter takes a job as a writer-in-residence at Binghampton University! Sign up here. Note: The town of Binghamton was misidentified in an earlier version of this review.) 2007’s “Music and Lyrics,” an intermittently diverting rom-com co-starring Drew Feel-good, genuinely funny, and doesn't try to be anything it's not. The Rewrite. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. That is, they fine-cuisine-challenged Binghamton, New York, must have felt as cozy as a Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. But if your idea of a cozy rom-com is an old Hugh Grant one, this has some cine-comfort-food-carbs for you. Parents need to know that The Rewrite, a romantic comedy set on a college campus, finds a callow Hollywood screenwriter on the road to redemption when he's forced to take a teaching position in New York.His mostly off-camera sexual relationship with a young female student is a key plot element; they kiss and appear in bed after their initial sexual encounter. Read his answers to our Movie Love Questionnaire here. Predictable, touchy and overly simplistic, The Rewrite is one of those films that you should watch when life brings you down and there's a little bit of uplifting needed. Just confirm how you got your ticket. I finally got around to actually reading and reviewing it! plucky single mom who’s going to school to improve herself but who may in fact THE REWRITE has a light moral worldview overall, undercut by the immoral behavior of the professor on his way to learning life lessons and becoming a better person. Watched The Rewrite tonight and I loved it! It’s has a huge possibility that you may end being messed up. This 10-digit number is your confirmation number. luvfilm. The Rewrite is good fun and gets better as you adjust to its gentle pace and start to appreciate the unshowy quality of Grant's performance. |, October 30, 2017 Marisa Tomei, you have an idea where all this is going to end up. | Rating: 3/5 A decent supporting cast can’t redeem Marc Lawrence’s fourth Hugh Grant vehicle Comedy. favorite sweater to the actor. But then something happens, and without you realize things start to changes. So when his agent finds him a job as teacher at a remote university, Keith can't say no.