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Ruby Sparks (2012)Ruby Sparks (2012)

Ruby Sparks (2012)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

best
THE VERY BEST

8.1

movie

United States of America

English, French

Romantic, Smart, Well-acted

2012

Female director, Jonathan Dayton

Aasif Mandvi, Alia Shawkat, Annette Bening

104 min

Synopsis

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person.

Our Take

8.1
Christina Ienna

Calvin Weir-Fields (Paul Dano), a young and promising novelist imagines and writes about his idea of a perfect female companion. Somehow, his words manifest into reality – the beautiful and corky Ruby Sparks (Zoe Kazan). Soon, however, his magical love turns shallow as his creation begins to think for herself and wrestle against her creation. This romantic comedy has the right amount of wit and emotion with a deep message of loving people just the way they are.

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