13_pines (13_pines) wrote,
13_pines
13_pines

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Then. And Now.

Now and Then (1995)
Written by:  I. Marlene King
Directed by:  Leslie Linka Glatter
Starring:  Demi Moore & Gaby Hoffman as Samantha; Rosie O'Donnell & Christina Ricci as Roberta; Melanie Griffith & Thora Birch as Teeny; Rita Wilson & Ashleigh Aston Moore as Chrissy

Synopsis:  As 12 year-olds in 1970, four best friends make a pact to always be there for one another. Now adults, the four women gather together in anticipation of the birth of Chrissy's first child and reminisce about that special summer in their childhood.

I feel almost embarrassed to say I had never seen this movie before last night. My friends were appalled and promptly forced me to watch it.  They swore it was my kind of movie, and I did think it was adorable. I particularly loved the part of the movie that took place in 1970 -- great sets and costumes. And the music was phenomenal!

I was most disappointed in the scenes with the girls as adults.  There was not quite enough information given about what these four had been up to since the summer of 1970. I also did NOT like that Rita Wilson's character was still basically living in the past. She basically became a caricature of herself. Despite those few problems, it was a fun and enjoyable movie.

Tags: movies, watchlist 2010
Subscribe

  • Directed by...

    ...Aaron Sorkin? Yep, you read that right. This is somewhat old news, but I thought it warranted a post anyway: West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin is…

  • F-Bombs Away

    Interesting. Very interesting. Yesterday, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals struck down part of the Federal Communications Commission's indecency…

  • So long, Helen.

    Longtime White House correspondent Helen Thomas retiring (from CNN) This, of course, comes directly on the heels of the comments she made…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments