As the summer movie season rolls along and most of us anticipate films like Super 8, Transformers: Dark of the Moon
and Cowboys and Aliens
, Entertainment Weekly
suggests the movie of the summer might be Crazy, Stupid, Love
. Yes, the cheesy looking romantic comedy starring Steve Carell
as a newly single man who splits with his wife (Julianne Moore
) and attempts to reenter the dating scene with the help of womanizer Ryan Gosling
, who himself falls for a girl played by Emma Stone
. That movie. In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly
, the film is widely praised with the headline "Best Romantic Comedy Ever Made (Recently)" and is favorably compared to Jerry Maguire
and About a Boy
. Read some of the quotes after the jump.
The article (which is not yet online) appears in the June 3/10 issue of Entertainment Weekly
(with Jason Bateman on the cover) and was written by EW Executive Editor Jeff Giles. Giles says that while the full reviews won't run until closer to the July 29 release date "EW staffers already feel evangelical about the movie" and that a made-up tagline like "It's better than everything else. No, shut up, it is" would be appropriate to describe it. Here's the trailer just so we're all on the same page.
From the trailer, it seems pretty obvious what's going to happen. As Carell's character becomes more like ...