exPress-o Film Club: The Giant Mechanical Man

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Have you seen The Giant Mechanical Man? What did you think? It's a new-ish independent film that we just watched a couple of days ago. It's a wonderfully written love story of two people in their 30's who are yet to learn how to navigate through adulthood with their own set of rules and learn that beautiful feeling of belonging that can only come from falling in love.
The wonderful Jenna Fisher (aka Pam from The Office) is not only the leading lady but she also produced the film. What's more, her now husband (Lee Kirk) wrote the script for the movie and this is how they met, fell in love and got married. Isn't that sweet? It's a must see for so many reasons!

Bits and Bobs:
- In 2011 Jenna played alongside Owen Wilson in Hall Pass. Have you seen it?
- Remember Spin City? Well, Jenna played a waitress in this episode.
- Chris Messina is the leading man and you might remember him from Vicky Cristina Barcelona or from Julie & Julia. He was Julie's husband.
- He also played in the awesome You've Got Mail.
- Chris and Jenna on the movie...
- The adorable Pam:)
- A lovely interview with Jenna.
- I loved her on Letterman.
- Malin Åkerman played Jenna's sister in the film.
- She also, played Gertrude in the The Proposal. Such a fun movie!
- And another movie with Jenny Fischer called  "A Little Help", and it has a very similar feel to this one.

P.S: Fancy more?

(Photos via IMDb)

12 comments:

Chapstick Fanatic said...

i have actually never heard of it but i would love to see it! will definitely put it on my list of must sees.

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Claire Kiefer said...

I'm not really into movies, but this review has me really wanting to see The Giant Mechanical Man! What a sweet story on so many levels.

addy said...

I literally just added this to my Netflix! Chris Messina has been my new crush lately cause he's on the new show The Mindy Project! So cute. Love them both.

Dancing Branflake said...

I want to hear it now! I never heard of it, thanks for the introduction. Hooray for independent films!

Diana said...

This sounds like such a sweet romantic story! I love that she produced it and met her husband through this film!! Haven't heard of it and now I can't wait to rent it! xoxo Hope you're having a lovely week!

Young at Heart said...

haven't heard of this one but opefully it will be ...coming soon!!

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Thanks for the reviews - Pam/Jenna is too cute!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Diana Mieczan said...

Awesome, Chapstick Fanatic!!

Diana Mieczan said...

You will love it, Claire:)

Diana Mieczan said...

He is super foxy indeed, addy:)

Diana Mieczan said...

Totally, Tiffany - "Hooray for independent films!" They have such a fantastic vibe about them:)

Diana Mieczan said...

It's already out on DVD, Young at Heart.

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