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Jul. 26 2010 - 9:54 am | 872 views | 1 recommendation | 7 comments

What Men Think When They Watch the ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ Trailer

Eat, Pray, Love is a pop culture phenomenon. It was #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for 57 weeks, so now, of course, it’s a movie. The film has three things that will kill with women: the beloved book; Julia Roberts; and the creator of Glee, Ryan Murphy, coming on to direct. But if it’s gonna make the big money and become a Hollywood smash, it’s going to have to play to men as well. At least a little bit. How’s that going? Well, let’s see what men think when they watch the Eat, Pray, Love trailer.

That could’ve gone better.


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    I get it. It’s like “The Razor’s Edge” meets “My Fair Lady.” Except Rex Harrison is a toothless asian and Julia Roberts has fake tits.

    Or something like that.

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    When I saw the preview, I didn’t know it was ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ at first, and I just kept thinking, “Oh no, Bali is such a lovely place, and Julia Roberts is going to ruin it by encouraging ‘Sex and the City’-grade women to visit. Stop them!”

    I was too late.

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    “Based on the incredible true story.”

    Incredible? The lady goes on vacation.
    True? Of course it’s true–nothing happens.

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    Eat, pray, quief. Matt Stone and Trey Parker got this one right. Men will watch this only if they really, really, really want sex.

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    Ok, first, whoever cut this trailer together to get their point across did nothing for me except annoy the hell of out me. I wanted to see what my honest opinion was of the trailer and how it made me feel, but APPARENTLY I didn’t have the choice cause the knucklehead who put this trailer on Youtube did it for me. Secondly. REALLY, somehow, if you’re a man, you don’t like books? Get real! So yeah, I would of commented on this post, and maybe stayed on topic, but this video just pissed me off enough to say, “I really don’t care what you think”.
    Thank you.

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