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Posted by KausticKiss at on August 04, 2003 at 13:10:06:

In Reply to: Anyone see Gigli yet? posted by People Love Monkeys! on August 04, 2003 at 11:49:42:

: should I go to this flick and watch the Gobble Bobble, or save my money for a KISS concert?

Now I will say first, that I have not personally seen this flick.
But two of my best friends got whipped into going to it by their
respective mates. Considering we are talking about two serious
alpha-male types that I wouldn't expect bitching from b/c of the
chance to salivate over the "talents" of Jennifer Lopez (I refuse
to refer to her as J-Lo)...I was quite surprised at the acidic
comments that spewed forth from the pair afterwards. I didn't think
these guys knew of such adjectives, let alone how to use them.
The only good thing either of them had to say about the film, was
the brief, yet welcome appearance of Christopher Walken. Although he
had no real place in the film, the few minutes he is on screen, he
rants about alien abductions in his signature style.
Al Pacino also makes an appearance. Martin Brest, director/writer of
Gigli, must have had a favor left over from the Oscar Pacino won for
his part in "Scent of a Woman", which Brest also Directed. Otherwise,
I see no reason why Pacino decided to wade into this pile of cellulose poo.
Both of the girls they went with commented on the fact that Affleck
and Lopez show no apparent chemistry, especially odd considering their
offscreen romance.
So basically, I would avoid this like the plague. But if this plot
line appeals to you....: A small time debt-collector (affleck) is ordered
to kidnap the mentally disabled brother of a federal prosecutor, but the
boss who orders the job doubts his ability, so he sends Ricki (Lopez) to
If you can't see the inherent problems already, then this movie might
just be for you....

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