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MY DATE WITH DREW - Follow up to this past thread.
Though the first post's linked page has changed since the last discussion. What happened to the web journal behind this movie?
posted by thomcatspike (15 comments total)

 
hi thomcatspike!!!
posted by matteo at 11:39 AM on August 17, 2005


What's most grating, though, is how the film pretends to be an inspiring story about one ordinary guy's pursuit of a quixotic dream to meet his muse, when in fact Herzlinger's adoration of Drew is considerably less heartfelt than his infatuation with himself. -LA Weekly
posted by VulcanMike at 11:45 AM on August 17, 2005


I hope this review link works, because Entertainment Weekly didn't like it AT ALL. They don't give many F's to movies.
posted by smackfu at 11:48 AM on August 17, 2005


The article sure has a lot of pictures of the dude... just sorta standing there.
posted by Robot Johnny at 12:05 PM on August 17, 2005


Metacritic
posted by Joey Michaels at 12:13 PM on August 17, 2005


Well does he fucking get a date with her or not?
posted by ghastlyfop at 1:35 PM on August 17, 2005


So I guess he literally turned stalking into an artform?
posted by clevershark at 1:37 PM on August 17, 2005


My date with Pete Doherty...
If we're going to have celebrity stalking passing for documentary, that's what I like to see. Full-on barking mad stalker following crack-smoking rockstar around til rockstar ends up in jail and stalker in hospital. Cringeworthy is where it's at, dude...
posted by funambulist at 2:06 PM on August 17, 2005


From smackfu's Entertainment Weekly link:

one of those charmless gasbag hustlers who fill up the background of every third party in L.A.

Ouch!
posted by languagehat at 2:21 PM on August 17, 2005


yeah, but it said it was funnier than Napoleon Dyna...oh wait...nevermind.
posted by hellbient at 3:00 PM on August 17, 2005


Right on, clevershark.

I had a childhood crush on her too, but this is a tad overboard, no?
Personally, I stop stalking after "no".

I guess it's ok if Drew Barrymore wasn't totally skeeved out by it. Then again, she was with Tom Green for quite some time.
posted by zerokey at 3:02 PM on August 17, 2005


(No. This is a gasbag hustler.)
posted by zerokey at 3:05 PM on August 17, 2005


the blog is here.
posted by puke & cry at 3:20 PM on August 17, 2005 [1 favorite]


So its okay to follow your dreams if they include following people who actually have lives around and pretending to know them but only if you're making a movie about it at the same time?

Damn, Hollywood is confusing and sad.
posted by fenriq at 4:02 PM on August 17, 2005


You know, I saw this movie the other day, then came home and re-read the original thread from 2003. Really funny to see what people were on track and off base about.

Before anyone gets too carried away with calling Brian (who, you may recall, I have known since high school and I promise you he is not the least bit creepy) a stalker, see the movie! I don't think he comes off that way. But don't take my word for it, or the word of a reviewer.
posted by amro at 6:10 PM on August 17, 2005


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