Wednesday, December 2, 2009

The invention of lying

I am a big fan of Ricky Gervais, I loved him in Ghost Town and The Office. So I excitedly scurried off to the cinema last night to see The Invention of Lying. The main idea of the movie is that the characters live in a world where no one lies, everybody is honest until Mark (Gervais) a self pro claimed "loser" figures out that he can lie to get the things he wants in life.
Unfortunately it was not as hilarious as I had expected but I think it was a really good concept (imagine the world if no one lied, the more I think about it the more delluded i realise the concept is) and was thought provoking. It also had interesting undertoned themes such as religion, money and self image.

I dont usually like Jennifer Garner very much, but I loved her in this she played her character really well and looks absolutely stunning in all the scenes. A good movie if you just want to chill out, have a laugh and not have to think too much. Have you seen it, what did you think? Next I want to see James Camerons' Avitar, something I never thought I would be interested in but it actually looks pretty good.                  


  1. it's too bad it wasn't what you expected...
    i also LOVE ricky gervais in the office! Hilarious!

  2. Guy at work also loves him and every Friday used to send around Ricky Gervais office tips, they were so funny!

  3. I do like Jennifer Garner because of Alias. It's still one of my fave tv shows. Ricky Gervais was a guest on Alias for an episode (that's just some random trivia for you).

    I want to see Avatar too! But then I'm a fan of those type of movies :)


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