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Corby and I went to the Warren yesterday afternoon to see "The Proposal" - the new Sandra Bullock/Ryan Reynolds movie. Also starring was Betty White, one of my all-time favorite comedic actresses (who could forget her on The Golden Girls?).

Bullock plays Margaret, a bitchy New York book editor. Ryan Reynolds plays Andrew, her executive assistant. She frightens all the employees just by walking into the office. Margaret, a Canadian by birth, finds out that her visa has expired and she is going to be deported. She and Andrew concoct a green card marriage so she can stay in New York. Well, Margaret concocts the idea and blackmails Andrew into going along with the idea. Most of the movie revolves around a visit to Andrew's family in Sitka, Alaska (gorgeous scenery) to celebrate his gram's (Betty White) 90's birthday. The movie was really good - lots of funny moments - most of them involving Betty. For 87 years old, she can still out-act a lot of younger folks. I had never seen Ryan Reynolds in a movie, though I've sure heard about him (Kaitlin thinks he's hot!). He is pretty darn good looking, and Sandra was her usual likable self, even while playing a bitchy character. I would highly recommend this movie! Oh, and since Kaitlin couldn't go yesterday since she was working, I think us girls will go see it on Friday since it's our July 4th holiday. Yes, it's good enough to see twice!


Peggy said…
My daughter said it was wonderful. I think that will be my Fourth of July treat too.

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