History Film / JerseyGirl

13th Dec '15 2:51:40 PM LtFedora
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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Ollie doesn't think [[Creator/WillSmith the star]] of ''Series/FreshPrinceOfBelAir'' will be able to carry a [[Film/IndependenceDay huge summer action film]].
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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Ollie doesn't think [[Creator/WillSmith the star]] of ''Series/FreshPrinceOfBelAir'' ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'' will be able to carry a [[Film/IndependenceDay huge summer action film]].
17th Oct '15 1:40:45 PM EBsessed
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* UnderminedByReality: A bit of an unusual case. Originally the plan was to advertise the movie as being all about the relationship between Affleck and Lopez's characters, making Lopez's death early on a huge shock. But by the time it was released ''Film/{{Gigli}}'' and the general public being utterly sick of them as a couple had killed this plan's viability, so the twist was put right in the trailers, leaving the film with little real identity of its own.
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* UnderminedByReality: A bit of an unusual case. Originally the plan was to advertise the movie as being all about the relationship between Affleck and Lopez's characters, making Lopez's death [[spoiler:death]] early on a huge shock. But by the time it was released ''Film/{{Gigli}}'' and the general public being utterly sick of them as a couple had killed this plan's viability, so the twist was put right in the trailers, leaving the film with little real identity of its own.
17th Oct '15 1:33:48 PM EBsessed
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* DeathByChildbirth: [[spoiler:Gertrude]]
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* DeathByChildbirth: [[spoiler:Gertrude]][[spoiler:DeathByChildbirth: Gertrude]]
17th Oct '15 1:33:07 PM EBsessed
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Ollie (Creator/BenAffleck) is a workaholic music publicist living comfortably in [[BigApplesauce New York City]] whose wife Gertrude (JenniferLopez) [[spoiler: [[[DeathByChildbirth tragically dies in childbirth]]]]. His responsibility for his newborn daughter eventually cost him his job, forcing him to move into his fatherís (Creator/GeorgeCarlin) house in New Jersey. From then on, itís the story of Ollieís shaky attempts to raise his daughter, whom he named after her deceased mother, as a single parent, all while deciding whether or not to return to the ritzy life in New York with her.
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Ollie (Creator/BenAffleck) is a workaholic music publicist living comfortably in [[BigApplesauce New York City]] whose wife Gertrude (JenniferLopez) [[spoiler: [[[DeathByChildbirth [[DeathByChildbirth tragically dies in childbirth]]]]. His responsibility for his newborn daughter eventually cost him his job, forcing him to move into his fatherís (Creator/GeorgeCarlin) house in New Jersey. From then on, itís the story of Ollieís shaky attempts to raise his daughter, whom he named after her deceased mother, as a single parent, all while deciding whether or not to return to the ritzy life in New York with her.
17th Oct '15 1:32:35 PM EBsessed
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Ollie (Creator/BenAffleck) is a workaholic music publicist living comfortably in [[BigApplesauce New York City]] whose wife Gertrude (JenniferLopez) [[DeathByChildbirth tragically dies in childbirth]]. His responsibility for his newborn daughter eventually cost him his job, forcing him to move into his fatherís (Creator/GeorgeCarlin) house in New Jersey. From then on, itís the story of Ollieís shaky attempts to raise his daughter, whom he named after her deceased mother, as a single parent, all while deciding whether or not to return to the ritzy life in New York with her.
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Ollie (Creator/BenAffleck) is a workaholic music publicist living comfortably in [[BigApplesauce New York City]] whose wife Gertrude (JenniferLopez) [[DeathByChildbirth [[spoiler: [[[DeathByChildbirth tragically dies in childbirth]].childbirth]]]]. His responsibility for his newborn daughter eventually cost him his job, forcing him to move into his fatherís (Creator/GeorgeCarlin) house in New Jersey. From then on, itís the story of Ollieís shaky attempts to raise his daughter, whom he named after her deceased mother, as a single parent, all while deciding whether or not to return to the ritzy life in New York with her.
20th Sep '15 1:52:47 AM Morgenthaler
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The film is very LoveItOrHateIt for all the of the reasons one might expect: its casting of Affleck and Lopez was horribly timed, as it came before the ďBenniferĒ crazy, which [[DeaderThanDisco died out]] with the abysmal failure of ''{{Gigli}}'' shortly before this film was released. It was also a huge overhaul of Kevin Smithís traditions (small budgets, quarter-life crisis stories, excessive swearing), which [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks alienated a lot of fans and had critics accusing him of selling out]].
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The film is very LoveItOrHateIt for all the of the reasons one might expect: its casting of Affleck and Lopez was horribly timed, as it came before the ďBenniferĒ crazy, which [[DeaderThanDisco died out]] with the abysmal failure of ''{{Gigli}}'' ''Film/{{Gigli}}'' shortly before this film was released. It was also a huge overhaul of Kevin Smithís traditions (small budgets, quarter-life crisis stories, excessive swearing), which [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks alienated a lot of fans and had critics accusing him of selling out]].

The film is very LoveItOrHateIt for all the of the reasons one might expect: its casting of Affleck and Lopez was horribly timed, as it came before the ďBenniferĒ crazy, which [[DeaderThanDisco died out]] with the abysmal failure of ''{{Gigli}}'' shortly before this film was released. It was also a huge overhaul of Kevin Smithís traditions (small budgets, quarter-life crisis stories, excessive swearing), which [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks alienated a lot of fans and had critics accusing him of selling out]]. ----

* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Interesting example. [[spoiler:Gertrude dying]] was supposed to be a major twist and JenniferLopez was meant to get a top billing. However after {{Gigli}} flopped with critics and audiences [[PortmanteauCoupleName Bennifer]] started suffering from a major HypeBacklash. In attempt at damage control Lopez was DemotedToExtra and [[spoiler: her death]] became a major part of advertising campaign. * UnderminedByReality: A bit of an unusual case. Originally the plan was to advertise the movie as being all about the relationship between Affleck and Lopez's characters, making Lopez's death early on a huge shock. But by the time it was released ''{{Gigli}}'' and the general public being utterly sick of them as a couple had killed this plan's viability, so the twist was put right in the trailers, leaving the film with little real identity of its own.
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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Interesting example. [[spoiler:Gertrude dying]] was supposed to be a major twist and JenniferLopez was meant to get a top billing. However after {{Gigli}} Film/{{Gigli}} flopped with critics and audiences [[PortmanteauCoupleName Bennifer]] started suffering from a major HypeBacklash. In attempt at damage control Lopez was DemotedToExtra and [[spoiler: her death]] became a major part of advertising campaign. * UnderminedByReality: A bit of an unusual case. Originally the plan was to advertise the movie as being all about the relationship between Affleck and Lopez's characters, making Lopez's death early on a huge shock. But by the time it was released ''{{Gigli}}'' ''Film/{{Gigli}}'' and the general public being utterly sick of them as a couple had killed this plan's viability, so the twist was put right in the trailers, leaving the film with little real identity of its own.
8th Jul '15 7:08:13 PM NWolfman
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* WhamLine: "I HATE YOU TOO, YOU LITTLE SHIT! YOU AND MOMMY TOOK MY LIFE AWAY FROM ME!!"
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* WhamLine: "I HATE YOU TOO, YOU LITTLE SHIT! [[PrecisionFStrike SHIT]]! [[KickTheDog YOU AND MOMMY TOOK MY LIFE AWAY FROM ME!!"ME!!]]"
19th Jun '15 7:52:26 AM LtFedora
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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Ollie doesn't think [[Creator/WillSmith the star]] of Series/FreshPrinceOfBelAir will be able to carry a [[Film/IndependenceDay huge summer action film]].
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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Ollie doesn't think [[Creator/WillSmith the star]] of Series/FreshPrinceOfBelAir ''Series/FreshPrinceOfBelAir'' will be able to carry a [[Film/IndependenceDay huge summer action film]].
20th May '15 7:33:22 PM Tuckerscreator
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Like most of Smithís films, it eventually [[VindicatedByHistory found itís place on home video]].
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Like most of Smithís films, it eventually [[VindicatedByHistory found itís its place on home video]].

* BrickJoke: Gertie repeatedly asks her dad to take her to see ''{{Cats}}'', but because it's no longer running, they see ''SweeneyTodd'' instead. Later, at the school pageant, they're the only ones who ''don't'' sing "Memory."
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* BrickJoke: Gertie repeatedly asks her dad to take her to see ''{{Cats}}'', ''{{Theatre/Cats}}'', but because it's no longer running, they see ''SweeneyTodd'' instead. Later, at the school pageant, they're the only ones who ''don't'' sing "Memory."
20th May '15 7:32:16 PM Tuckerscreator
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Ollie (Creator/BenAffleck) is a workaholic music publicist living comfortably in [[BigApplesauce New York City]] whoís wife Gertrude (JenniferLopez) [[DeathByChildbirth tragically dies in childbirth]]. His responsibility for his newborn daughter eventually cost him his job, forcing him to move into his fatherís (Creator/GeorgeCarlin) house in New Jersey. From then on, itís the story of Ollieís shaky attempts to raise his daughter, whom he named after her deceased mother, as a single parent, all while deciding whether or not to return to the ritzy life in New York with her.
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Ollie (Creator/BenAffleck) is a workaholic music publicist living comfortably in [[BigApplesauce New York City]] whoís whose wife Gertrude (JenniferLopez) [[DeathByChildbirth tragically dies in childbirth]]. His responsibility for his newborn daughter eventually cost him his job, forcing him to move into his fatherís (Creator/GeorgeCarlin) house in New Jersey. From then on, itís the story of Ollieís shaky attempts to raise his daughter, whom he named after her deceased mother, as a single parent, all while deciding whether or not to return to the ritzy life in New York with her.
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