*** Official FEVER PITCH Review Thread

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  1. Patrick Sun

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    I'd post in the other Fever Pitch thread, but it gives away a lot of spoilers of the ending, so here goes:

    This film was a like Valentine given to passionate baseball fans, and of course, the object of that affection and passion is the Boston Red Sox.

    Fallon (Ben) and Barrymore (Lindsey) have cute chemisty together (though not as good as Sandler and Barrymore), and for the most part, you buy their relationship along with that big white elephant in the room (Ben's passion for the Red Sox). The humor is more on the chuckle and laugh-with-them variety, not something that you'd expect from the directing team of the Farrelly Brothers, but they were well-restrained with the unsightly gags, and concentrated on the story at hand, capturing a sweet romance in spite of a man's obsession for the Red Sox.

    It's a nice film to catch as we enter the start of the 2005 Major League Baseball season.

    I give it 3 stars, or a grade of B.
     
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    I'm not one for romantic comedies but this one works. It was one of those comedies that definitely has some hit and miss moments, but all in all I enjoyed it. For once I wasn't irritated by the very presence of Jimmy Fallon.

    Bottom Line: B-
     
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    This thread is now the Official Review Thread for "Fever Pitch". Please post all HTF member reviews in this thread.

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