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Sideways (2004)Sideways (2004)

Sideways (2004)

A potent road film filled with friendship, romance, and lots of wine

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3

movie

United States, United States of America

Armenian, English

Easy, Grown-up Comedy, No-brainer

2004

Alexander Payne

Alysia Reiner, Cesar Ramos, Jessica Hecht

127 min

Synopsis

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

Our Take

7.3
Renee Cuisia

Best friends Miles and Jack are off to wine country to celebrate Jack’s last week of freedom before he gets married. They drop white lies about themselves, with Miles pretending to be a successful writer and Jack not mentioning his impending wedding, and soon meet two beautiful women whom they spend the rest of their stay with. What sounds like a dreamy bachelor’s celebration, however, soon unravels into a messy tangle of tall tales. Miles and Jack contemplate their situation in smart, sad, and silly turns, delivering excellent performances and an overall hard-hitting road movie. 

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