Diary Entry No. 4 : 
Slow Start, Great Finish... Anne Hathaway is Wonderful!

Dear Diary,

Just done watching Love and Other Drugs. A great movie marathon is indeed a refreshing way to forget all those unnecessary frustrations.  It's 2 in the morning, the place is getting... calmer, more peaceful as the night engulfs the moment. So quiet, so serene.

Here's a movie review from IMDB.com:

"The movie starts out as a generic and even pedestrian romantic comedy and appears to be headed in the typical cliché driven direction but, fortunately, evolves in to something more... 

Jake Gyllenhaal's character and his alleged "funny" fat side kick are established almost purposefully as illustrations of what's wrong with most romantic comedies. It's Anne Hathaway's character that is the catalyst for the transformation from two dimensional rom-com to something deeper and more enjoyable. As she is fleshed out (pun intended because the more Anne Hathaway nudity the better) her character forces both Gyllenhaal's character and the film itself to grow (almost Viagra like). What follows is a deep, sometimes moving and genuinely interesting film. Commentary about battling illness, life and enjoying the moment are all relevant and poignant. Even supporting characters are given moments to shine. Oliver Pratt's drug rep has a wonderful scene delivered over dinner and there's even a smart drunken ramble explaining what is wrong with being a doctor and a commentary on the state of the Hippocratic Oath. From an emotionless and even tedious start, this film surprised me and is worth the price of a ticket."

"Sometimes the things you want the most don't happen and what you least expect happens. I don't know - you meet thousands of people and none of them really touch you. And then you meet that one person and your life is changed... forever." ---Jamie Reidy

The movie was from Jamie Reidy's book "Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman". Although the movie's Rated R because of its strong sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, and some drug material, it was highly entertaining. Anne and Jake look good together. Such a perfect pair. Now who's having an addition to his Out-of-the-Ordinary-SLASH-my-favorite-list..? No other but ME.

Sincerely Yours,

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