The Invention of Lying (2009)

Could you imagine a world in which everyone told the truth? Not only in situations where you asked someone a question, but all the time. So at the beginning of the date the other person immediately tells you what his/her plans are and what they think you. So no compliments to make you feel good, just what is going through the mind of that person.
This is the world of The Invention of Lying. It’s a funny starting point which does results in some good jokes in the first half of the movie. When Mark Bellison (Ricky Gervais) loses his writing job for a television network and gets into financial trouble he decides to make something up. This results in the world’s first lie. Because no one actually knows the concept of lying he sees a world full of opportunity. Continue reading

Valentine’s day (2010)

Valentine’s day is one of the most commercial days of the year (like christmas), this movie also tried to earn some money by making a movie about it. The number of well-known actors that play in this movie can’t be counted on one hand (Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Queen Latifah, Jamie Foxx, Julia Roberts, Ashton Kutcher and many more). Continue reading