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ABC’s The Proposal – Because Of Course!

Season 5 Bachelor Jesse Palmer – Photo courtesy of ABC.

ABC will be promoting love when its new dating series The Proposal premieres this summer.

Hosted by Season Five Bachelor, Jesse Palmer, each episode finds 10 eligible singles competing in ‘four pageant-style rounds’ to win the heart of a suitor (suitress?) whose identity they will not be given.

So, The Dating Game with a swimsuit competition, then?

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MOVIE REVIEW: Star Power and Chemistry Propel The Proposal!

It’s been a while since we’ve had a new Sandra Bullock movie, so The Proposal will likely be welcomed just for that. That it takes Bullock in a slightly different direction than usual may make it seem fresher than it is – and giving her Ryan Reynolds to play off/with could be considered a stroke of genius.

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The plot – high powered publishing executive Margaret Tate [Bullock] is about to be deported back home to Canada [!] when she springs a bombshell on her bosses by announcing that she and her executive assistant, Andrew Paxton [Reynolds] are getting married. The two then zip off to Sitka, Alaska to help celebrate his grandmother’s ninetieth birthday – and announce  their engagement. The engagement tickles Gammy Annie [Betty White, conducting a master class in scene stealing] and Andrew’s mom, Grace [Mary Steenburgen] but not his father, Joe [Craig T. Nelson], or, at first, his ex, Gertrude [Malin Ackerman]. Chaos ensues.

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TRAILER PARK: Five Hot Trailers to discuss this week. Week of 5.17.09

Before I start this, let me just say Movie Studios attitudes towards the Internet is just dumb. I’m getting all of these clips from YouTube but the morons ban embedding the clips, even though right below the official trailer there’s always 20 other copies of it. How dumb is that? Here are 5 hot movie trailers for this week.

Public Enemies Trailer 2.

You have Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in a Michael Mann gangster movie, how can it go wrong?

 

My Sister’s Keeper

Man this is a great trailer that almost makes me cry every time I see it. And I’m a heartless you know what. Normally I scoff at movies like this but wow, what nice trailer.

 

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