Where were you on “NEW YEAR’S EVE?”

Truly i throw the question to all of you. Where were you on the 31st of December, 2011? Most peeps were in the church, some hanging out with their boos, some looking to find love, some surfing the internet, some were even playing their video games… Well am not telling where i was …. *zips my lips and padlocks it* 😉

New Year’s Eve was released on the 9th of December 2011, and was directed by Garry Marshall, written by Katherine Fugate (also wrote the story for Valentine’s Day and The Prince and Me) and is guilty of being star studded with stars like Robert De Niro as Stan Harris, Halle Berry as Nurse Aimee, Zac Efron as Paul, Common as a soldierMichelle Pfeiffer as Ingrid, Ashton Kutcher as Randy, Lea Michele as Elise,  Sarah Jessica Parker as KimKatherine Heigl as Laura, Jon Bon Jovi as Jensen, Ryan Seacrest as Himelf, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges as BrendanJosh Duhamel as SamSeth Meyers as Griffin Byrne, Jessica Biel as  Tess ByrneAbigail Breslin as Hailey and a host of other stars too numerous to mention…. *whew… thought i would faint from that*.

Plot summary culled from IMDB

“Set during New Year’s Eve in New York city, this movie follows several people and how the day affects them. Kim is a single mother who still thinks of her daughter, Hailey as a child who wants to go out with a boy so that she could kiss him at midnight. Claire, who is in charge of the city’s annual tradition, the ball drop on Times Square. And when something goes wrong she has to ask an electrician, who was fired, to come and fix it. Laura, a chef who is cooking the New year’s Eve party for a record company who runs into Jensen, her ex who’s a singer whose performing at the party. While he tries to apologize for how things ended, she refuses to accept it. Ingrid, a woman who works at the record company, after having a near death experience decides to quit her job and asks a young messenger, Paul to help her fulfill her resolutions. And at a hospital, Stan, a man who is in the final stages of cancer, only wishes to see the ball drop. Also Griffin and Tess, a couple who are expecting, want to be the ones who give birth first after New Year because of the available cash prize; but another couple is also about to give birth. Randy a man who’s not exactly fond of the holiday because of something that happened, finds himself trapped in an elevator with a singer who is one of Jensen’s back up singers when he performs at Times Square. And Sam, son of the owner of the record company, who is out of town and is trying to get back to the city so that he could give a speech at the party, but when he has an accident and since it’s a holiday, his car can’t be fixed so he hitches a ride with some people going to the city. But it seems he has another reason why he needs to get back. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com “

New Year’s Movie is a movie that let us remember what is important and to believe everything is possible. Irrespective of the star cast the stars delivered in their various roles though i must admit i kinda liked Katherine H slapping Bon Jovi 😀 #JustSaying

 

Rating: 6.5/10

 

Cinema Worthiness: This movie was worth going to see when it came out. A couple’s movie actually (y)

 

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2 thoughts on “Where were you on “NEW YEAR’S EVE?”

  1. Thanks so much for your review! I saw parts of New Years Eve and I like what I seen. Last year I stood home, like an old lady with my husband but I really want to go to Times Square one of these years. I ran across the DVD on Blockbuster @Home so I ordered it and received it in the mail the other day. I just haven’t had any time to watch it since I have been working late at Dish. Good thing I don’t have to return it right away.

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