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Along Came Polly

Along Came Polly

Date: Feb 04 2004


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In the new movie Along Came Polly, risk-averse Reuben Feffer’s plans for life and love go wildly off-track when his bride dumps him on their honeymoon and hooks up with a muscle-bound scuba instructor.
Stunned, humiliated and sickened, Reuben plans to play it safer than ever. But a chance meeting with an adventurous childhood friend named Polly puts him into a whirlwind of extreme sports, spicy foods, ferrets, salsa dancing and living in the moment
Beth recently saw Along Came Polly. Listen to her conversation with John to hear all about it.


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John:  Have you seen that new Ben Stiller flick?

Beth:  I did. It’s, it was actually really cute. I mean, any film with Jennifer Aniston and Ben Stiller is destined to be OK.

John:  What’s it called again?

Beth:  Along Came Polly

John:  Yeah. What does that mean?

Beth:  Well “Polly” is Jennifer Aniston’s character and she’s sort of this free spirit, very, um, worldly, and, um, kind of laid back woman who meets a very uptight guy – Ben Stiller. And they have this, uh, very fun and cool relationship after he is getting out of a bad relationship.

John:  So is it one of those cute romantic movies, or is it like a laugh out loud funny movie?

Beth:  It’s a little bit of both because, of course, Ben Stiller is so funny, and of course there’s the romance. But, um, I don’t know, it was cute. It wasn’t fantastic, but it was worth seeing.

John:  Kind of a date flick?

Beth:  Yeah. I guess you could say.



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Along Came Polly is another hilarious Ben Stiller movie along the lines of Something About Mary, Duplex and Meet the Parents. Stiller has a special knack for making funny movies with beautiful women. There’s something about him that people love to watch.
Along Came Polly is a light movie that’s easy to watch and won’t keep you up all night thinking. If you’re in the mood for something that makes you giggle, give it a shot.
See you at the movies!



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Bruno Coriolano


I’m not able to access the other options. Is there anything wrong? 

04:37 PM Nov 05 2012 |

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