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2000s, Comedy - Romantic

Life or Something Like It

Released 2002 Rating 12A in UK
Director Stephen Herek Writer/s John Scott Shepherd
Starring Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns, Tony Shalhoub, Stockard Channing,
Source of story An original screenplay
Elevator Pitch A TV news reporter who apparently has everything, has her death predicted by a street prophet, and as his other preditions come true so it seems he is more likely to be right, causing her to re-evaluate her principles.
Content Well, not a lot, so much so that imdb has not even got a ‘content advisory’ on line. Many scenes in TV studios and interviews in the street, some time in people’s houses lots of talking.
A View Whatever you think of Angelina Jolie, she can really wear a suit, but this is not quite enough, and the film falls apart a bit when she is not wearing one ( but clad in something else). And honestly, I can’t really believe that accepting the news that you are going to die results in you getting drunk, and going on TV still in a bad state. And the resolution…!

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