The Giant Mechanical Man

The Giant Mechanical Man

DVD
Average Rating:
6
1
Rate this:
An unemployed thirty-something woman, with no direction in her life falls for a street performer
ISBN: 9781422921906
1422921905
9786314763237
6314763231
Branch Call Number: DVD Giant 2012
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

g
GoodheartedWoman
Feb 26, 2016

I enjoyed this movie! Chris Messina from The Mindy Project played a likable, though not perfect character here, too. You can see the attraction developing between them. I wonder if Jenna Fischer made this film so that teens could see what a caring relationship is like.

m
meatthelibrary
Nov 14, 2015

After a long, hard week, this was a delightful little movie to cozy up and relax to. This movie is charming and romantic. I wish there had been more laughs -- but it was still a wholly worthwhile movie -- and there was one big, huge laugh that made up for fewer laughs. There were no deaths and no raw sex scenes -- appreciated that for a change. Most of all, after personally having experienced trying to find oneself -- and a job -- this left me with a feel-good vibe that hope is indeed valid even during the darkest of times.

r
redworc
Feb 08, 2015

Some insights into human character. Slow moving the story along. Don't put it high on your must see list!

s
Sanrin
Apr 02, 2014

It seems to start out about Chris Messina's street performer: why does he stand out there in the cold for hours, barely noticed? His girlfriend leaves him. Finally he gets a job at a zoo to support himself.
But then the movie turns to be about Jenna Fischer's unemployed, directionless young woman. There are bright spots, such as her tension with her younger sister who is more successful in a worldly way. Even when she meets Chris, the focus of the film seems to be on her. This is unfortunate, as while appealing, her character seems less fascinating than Chris's.
In the DVD extras, it turns out that Jenna and the writer/director fell in love and eventually got married.
A quiet but poignant and realistic romantic comedy.

jpozenel Jun 30, 2013

I'm surprised at how much I enjoyed watching this movie. I think Jenna Fischer is one of the loveliest actresses and she and Chris Messina played opposite each other perfectly.

b
brianlee76
Dec 31, 2012

A rom-com that had a bit more depth in character. Definitely worth watching.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at KHCPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top