What is our Ugly Truth? (Blog)
Category: The Ugly Truth News | Posted by: DaisyMay
Article Date: August 17, 2009 | Publication: Examiner.com | Author: Samuel Lora
Columbia Pictures 2009
So, there haven’t been many posts about movies in here, that’s because I haven’t been watching many recently- $11.00 per ticket? Come on! AND- the theater closest to me has decided to only have “student discount” on Thursdays; well, they can suck on that.
No matter how the economy is affecting movie watching these days, pleasantly I can report on a great movie I saw last night- The Ugly Truth. The movie stars Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler, oooh, it’s getting hot in here.
The premise of the movie is basically a battle of the sexes in which Abby (Heigl) a morning talk-show producer has to deal with her controlling ways in order to have more success in her dating life. Mike (Butler) is a new sexist correspondent that is hired for ratings and the two bump heads from the start. Eventually they team up to learn about the opposite sex, hearts are broken, naked men are flapping, skirts are flipping and love is in the making.
Okay, the premise isn’t that embellished, but does it have to? No. Luckily both actors are in their element. A lot of people are paying attention to some of the critics about their chemistry and the movie not having sparks, well, that doesn’t seem to be the case.
The film (R Rated) is a fun, witty romantic-comedy for adults that is bitter, jaded, hilarious and adventurous. Katherine is the perfect lead as she takes yet another “is-this-a-sexist-movie?” and hits it out of the park. The joy of watching “Izzie” is that she is not only lovable, but extremely raw, which makes her seem attainable and approachable by both females and males. That’s her edge.
On the other corner we have Gerard -who is flipping hot! 300 anyone? BUT- he is a great balance. If you have seen PS. I Love You or have seen him giving interviews, you can see that he is a big Irish softy, also realistic and charming as Heigl. Check out this cute interview with both actors:
Click on the site link above to view the interview