‘The One I Love’ exudes indie passion in this trailer

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“The One I Love” is a romantic comedy about a couple attempting to renew their relationship with a quiet getaway that seems to evolve into a deranged yet quirky sabbatical. The film stars Mark Duplass (“Safety Not Guaranteed”) and Elizabeth Moss (“Mad Men”) and hits theaters next month. Take a look at the trailer below.

Mark Duplass is one of those hidden gems in Hollywood right now. Many know him for his leading role on FX’s “The League,” but his talents extend far beyond a television comedy. He has had huge roles in the execution of films like “Safety Not Guaranteed” and “Cyrus” and now with “The One I Love” he may gain indie acclaim again.

The trailer mentions the films I mentioned above which leads me to believe there will be a similar tone or it could just be an attempt to create hype. The trailer obscures the film’s plot quite a bit and that stray from consistency actually created a loss of urgency in viewing this film, despite what I may think of Duplass’ previous ventures. That’s not saying I’m not intrigued, just far less engaged when it comes to the possibilities of this film.

Also, is it just me or does everyone else see the font and text progression seem like a direct facsimile of a Wes Anderson film? I actually had to double check IMDB to ensure he was not involved in some way.

Despite my critique of the trailer, Mark Duplass has proven himself as a very passionate presence in Hollywood and I’ve enjoyed many of his films. I look forward to catching this film next month.


Author: Ryan

Ryan has been fascinated with film and pop culture since childhood. Throughout college he "played it safe" taking the more lucrative route of being a computer programmer while squeezing in film related courses where he could...but even during his post college career, he could never escape his true passion. After following one of his favorite blogs for a long time, he approached the site's Editor about writing and they reluctantly gave him a shot. He later became their Senior Writer which led to a variety of other projects, radio show appearances, features, and high profile celebrity interviews. Despite his success with blogging, he still wanted more so in order to expand his creative addiction, he merged his IT skills and blogging know-how to create FilmFad.com which has continued to grow into a creative Mecca of pop-culture fun and integrity.[email protected]   Film Fad

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