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Celeste and Jesse Forever

(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Celeste and Jesse Forever
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Celeste and Jesse have been best friends since they can remember. High school sweethearts, they eventually got married--and now they're getting divorced. While their friends don't think the couple can stay friends after the divorce, Celeste and Jesse are determined to prove them wrong. But when Jesse begins dating again, Celeste finds it harder to move on than she thought it would be.
Title: Celeste and Jesse forever
[DVD]
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : C&J Forever, LLC : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment [distributor], [2013]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (92 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Release date: Jan. 29, 2013.
DVD release of the 2012 motion picture.
Special features: Commentary with Andy Samberg & Rashida Jones ; commentary with Rashida Jones, Will McCormack and Lee Toland Krieger ; making of ; on the red carpet : premiere ; Q&A ; deleted scenes.
Summary: Celeste and Jesse have been best friends since they can remember. High school sweethearts, they eventually got married--and now they're getting divorced. While their friends don't think the couple can stay friends after the divorce, Celeste and Jesse are determined to prove them wrong. But when Jesse begins dating again, Celeste finds it harder to move on than she thought it would be.
Audience: MPAA rating R for language, sexual content and drug use CHV rating 14A.
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Alternate Title: Celeste & Jesse forever
Statement of Responsibility: a Sony Pictures Classics release ; an Envision Media Arts and Team Todd production ; produced by Lee Nelson ; written by Rashida Jones & Will McCormack ; directed by Lee Toland Krieger
Credits: Editor, Yana Gorskaya ; music, Sunny Levine, Zach Cowie ; director of photography, David Lanzenberg.
Performers: Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Elijah Wood, Will McCormack, Ari Graynor, Eric Christian Olsen, Emma Roberts, Chris Messina.
System Details: DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Other Language: In English, dubbed Portuguese or dubbed Spanish, with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Subject Headings: Man-woman relationships Drama. Married people Drama. DVDs.
Topical Term: Man-woman relationships
Married people
DVDs.
Publisher No: 41429
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Feb 09, 2014
  • hania4987 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

it's not a comedy in the classic sense ... it is a great commentary on contemporary relationships and a lighthearted poke at living in LA. What happens when you are married and best friends but now getting divorced. Then one of you is having a baby with your new partner and the other one is having trouble even dating, but one or both of you can't let go of your relationship. I think I would have liked it even better if there were not so many f-bombs being thrown around.

Dec 02, 2013
  • paulewog3 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This movie is like someone tried to make a Woody Allen movie, without Woody having anything to do with it, just fell flat.

Nov 12, 2013
  • kevfarley rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I'm NOT a rom-con 'fan',.. but this sharply scripted gem is suprisingly interesting, very well acted, and remarkably free of cliche. Well worth an attentive watching.

The trailer for this movie is great, but the movie adds little to those highlights.

Probably would be enjoyable for people 20 or under. We're older and couldn't get interested,

Aug 24, 2013
  • mikeedm rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Memorable film cannot say enough good things about it.

Aug 03, 2013
  • rslade rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Slightly interesting idea, but not very memorable.

Jul 15, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A sad story of a divorcing couple who start off the best of friends despite their separation. Their friends find their close relationship awkward and dysfunctional in the face of their failed marriage, so as time moves on, the latch-on ex-husband Jesse leaves the successful trend analyst Celeste for other women, and Celeste, who has always had the upper hand in their relationship, starts to fall behind, confused by the contrast of what once was and what now is. Determined to remain friends (or possibly more), they try to keep their connection strong while life throws problems at them. The struggle is tremendous, leading to a sort of pitiful laugh at the irony and tragedy of the situation. There's also a parade of giggles to be had at the gin-soaked teen pop star who butts heads with Celeste almost immediately and have to work together anyway. It's important to state the film is mostly about Celeste and her survival of their divorce, so Jesse takes a backseat. It is sad and, if not in a stable state of mind, it could put you in a pretty bad state, but, in all honesty, I found it very entertaining and enjoyable, even in its disturbing honesty. Nobody is painted a hero or winner in divorce and so the same is true in CELESTE & JESSE FOREVER. If you're of the right mindset, I would definitely recommend this film.

Tag No. 31383099522123 - there is no film inside the disc! I could only play the previews?!

May 10, 2013
  • lasertravis rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Generally hate the genre. This was a well acted rom-com with interesting characters and a relatively complex storyline and conclusion. There are funny moments and some humorous dialogue. I can't stress enough that the movie is actually well acted. Even by Samberg.

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Mar 12, 2014
  • toby1kenobi rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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