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We don't find ourselves watching a lot of movies, really.  We aren't a movie going couple and we have tried to be before but we have failed miserably.

On Saturday, I was fighting what I thought was an ear infection but turned out to just be a headache.

While we were home and lounging around, I finally talked my husband into watching "Away We Go".  It's a movie that a co-worker of mine told me about a few months back.  She caught it on a pay-per-view channel and fell in love with it.


It has John Krasinski (Jim from The Office) & Maya Rudolph (from SNL) and it's just a really well written movie.


Huggo on IMDB writes: "Mid-thirtysomethings Burt Farlander and Verona De Tessant are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together, despite questioning their potential parenting abilities. They are happy that they made the decision to move close to Burt's parents, Jerry and Gloria Farlander, as they want to share the experience with the baby's grandparents. Verona's own parents died over ten years earlier, a situation about which she doesn't like to discuss. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that Jerry and Gloria are moving to Antwerpen, Belgium the month before the baby is due, just because it's something they've always wanted to do. Burt and Verona don't understand what they see as Jerry and Gloria's selfishness in putting this move above spending time with their impending granddaughter. Being mobile people, Burt and Verona decide to move. As they want to share their new family experience with people that they love, they decide to take a trans-continental trip to meet with old friends and relatives. Most of them are married with children of their own, and Burt and Verona want to see where they would like to live and with whom they want to share the experience."

My husband both found ourselves laughing so hard in a number of spots that we had to stop and rewind it, not only to watch the funny scene again but to catch what we missed while we were cracking up.

It was a great feel good movie and I would TOTALLY recommend it!

And YES, my husband really enjoyed it (unlike "The Proposal")!

Comments

mrs.leah.maria said…
We're not movie go-ers either, or I should say I'm not and by proxy neither is Tony lol.

I really wanted to see this one, so I'm glad to hear you enjoyed it!
SassyTimes said…
Thanks! I love movie recommendations!
Kristal said…
Chad and I LOVED this movie!!
Molly said…
Hey, I got this movie for Christmas from my sister but haven't watched it yet because I forgot about it! I think I'll pull it out tonight!

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