Ken Kwapis is an award-winning director who has moved easily between the worlds of feature filmmaking and television directing. He most recently directed the Warner Bros. comedy “License to Wed” starring Robin Williams, Mandy Moore and John Krasinski. He previously directed “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,” a film adaptation of Ann Brashares’ best-selling novel, starring Amber Tamblyn, America Ferrera, Blake Lively and Alexis Bledel. Kwapis is in pre-production to direct the film adaptation of Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo’s non-fiction bestseller, “He’s Just Not That Into You,” for New Line Cinema.
For television, Kwapis helped launch some of the most innovative comedies of the past decade. He directed the pilot of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning series “The Office,” starring Steve Carell, John Krasinski and Rainn Wilson. He received a 2007 Emmy nomination for directing the episode “Gay Witch Hunt.” Kwapis also earned an Emmy nomination for his work as a producer-director of… read more
This movie is very valuable. It is based on a very precise schema. This schema encompasses information about relationships in western culture. Clear understanding of schemas such as this can help one differentiate reality from all the strange things crawling from the screen, the street and other people. and ok, for me it was fun.
Frivolous waste of comedic and dramatic talent, it never scrapes below the surface of relationships and fails to bring anything new to the table. There's no insight here and it uses the interconnected narrative construct in such an appallingly convoluted way it's maddening to see the likes of Aniston, Connelly, Goodwin and Johansson fumbling in underwritten and ultimately borderline offensive stereotypes.