Life or Something Like It

Life or Something Like It

DVD - 2006
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Lanie does puff pieces on the nightly news. Ready to take on the national news, her boss suggests she hone her skills with ace cameraman Pete. Her comfortable, shallow existence begins to change the moment she and Pete do a story of Prophet Jack, a soothsayer who spouts unusually accurate predictions to passers-by in exchange for spare change. He predicts that Lanie will not get her cushy promotion, in fact, he says she'll die within a week. When Jack's other prophecies start coming true, Lanie starts living each day as if it were last.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006, c2002.
Edition: Full and widescreen version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (DVD) (103 min.) :,digital, stereo ;,4 3/4 in.

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NancyLDraper
Sep 17, 2018

Just a little bit of fluffy romance. Standard fare. Tony Shalhoub is brilliant, as usual. I thought Angelina Jolie and Edward Burns were an odd choice but they fit the roles. Always great to see Stockard Channing. Nothing special about this film so I give it a 6 (fair) out of 10. It kept reminding me of UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL (which is a perfect 10 in my books) so I felt like they missed out on being a better film, but maybe I'm too hard on this genre. [RomCom Drama]

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melek
Dec 17, 2015

This falls into the category of "cute" movies. As such it is really good. Good enough to watch twice before I returned it. And it does a great job of showcasing Seattle as well, just like Ten Things I Hate About You did. So, make some popcorn and watch what your neighbors are up to!

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Sunnchilde Jun 19, 2011

"Was I? If she dies tomorrow, then she doesn't get the job...and I was right."

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