Second life speed dating
In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discover that life can begin anew at any age. As a film, as a movie competing with 100s of 1000s of other movies for pride of place in the minds of viewers present and future, this film is simply OK. Another IMDb reviewer perhaps sums it up better than we do -- "she is in every scene" the reviewer said, and the message was clear.
With the support of three loyal girlfriends (June Squibb, Rhea Perlman, and Mary Kay Place), Carol (Blythe Danner) decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man (Martin Starr), pursuing a new love interest (Sam Elliott), and reconnecting with her daughter (Malin Akerman). It is a fairly well-paced and fairly authentic look at the oddities and awkwardness of growing old (a topic of acquired taste UNLESS YOU ALREADY ARE OLD) and holds up really well until the last 30 minutes when the writer simply can no longer control himself, and a lot of strange and improbable and non-authentic things suddenly start to happen. Meanwhile that aforementioned silent villain moves on.
Piloting the small boat on a small lake with gusty winds was a challenge but, "the pelicans never paid any attention to us out there," says Turner.I see some real genius in your flying, Maverick, but I can't say that in there. Flies by the seat of his pants, totally unpredictable."Viper: "He got you, didn't he?I was afraid that everyone in the tax trailer would see right through me, and I just don't want anyone to know that I've fallen for you."21Maverick: "I think I'll go embarrass myself with Goose."22Nick, in the air: "Let's turn and burn! "25Goose, to Maverick: "Every time we go up there, it's like you're flying with a ghost."26Maverick: "You didn't tell me who you were the other night."Charlie: "You didn't give me a chance, did you? But you were tempted to ask me out for dinner."Charlie: "No. He'd have hated it, but he would've done it."29Maverick: "I will fire when I'm (expletive) good and ready! My review of your flight performance was right on."Maverick: "Is that right?"Charlie: "That is right, but I held something back.