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Tuesday, 23 August 2011

My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)

(Also Known As) Homeland Security
Directed by George Gallo
Starred Antonio Banderas, Meg Ryan, Colin Hanks, Selma Blair, Trevor Morgan, Keith David...
2008, United States & Germany, English.

The title already gives away the story of the movie, right? :) And it also gives away that it is a comedy movie. Let me give away a little bit more. What if you worked for FBI and bureau asked you to spy on your mom, because they suspect her new boy-friend to be a member of high profile thieves gang? 
Also known as 'Homeland Security' in US, the movie brings Antonio Banderas and Meg Ryan together as well as Selma Blair and Colin Hanks. An interesting note about the cast is Meg Ryan is playing Colin Hanks`s mom. who is Tom Hank`s son, wo co-starred with Meg Ryan in 3 movies :)

It is a light caper, and although there are important names in the acting cast, the chemistry is missing between characters in my opinion. That affects fun level of the movie too , of course.

Not much to say.  Comedy, caper, Meg Ryan, Banderasm feel like watching? Go ahead. You might enjoy it.

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If you look for;

a comedy heist
a light caper
a romantic comedy heist
an interesting suggestion of chains of events

then this is your movie.


If you liked this movie, I believe you might like also:
(available in the blog)

Quick Change (1990)
Entrapment (1999)
The Ladykillers (2004)
Henry's Crime (2010)
The Con Artist (2010)
The Ladykillers (1955) 


Degree: Caper Movie
Sub-Category: Art Theft
Excellence of Robbery Plan: 1/5
Originality of Robbery Plan: 1/5
Quality of Robbery Action Scenes: 2/5
Actors' Performances: 2/5
Excitement Level: 2/5
Surprise Level: 2/5
Humor Level: 2/5
Originality of the Story in General: 2/5
Rating As A Robbery/Heist Movie: 1/5
Rating the Movie As A Whole: 2/5

Important Reminder: Below trailer might contain important spoilers.


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