# 232 – Forgetting Sarah Marshall

It was year 2008 when Sarah Marhsall dumped Peter Bretter and gave us the opportunity to see his and therefor Jason Segel’s manly hood on the big screen. A historical moment it was and no surprise cause Jason Segel himself wrote the script for this comedy that is probably one of my favorites. Not necessarily because of the story-lines but probably more due to the fact that it features a lot of great names like Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, Jonah Hill and Paul Rudd. Even Russell Brand had a appealing role in this one meaning he didn’t annoy me.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a movie about a love story gone wrong and a man finding his way again. It isn’t a very lame comedy and actually feels realistic – it is clear that Segel as a comedy actor knows how to write comedy as well. I’m not really sure about his next projects The Muppets that comes out during this year – although the cast list is rather amazing. The Five-Year Engagement (2012) is another Segel’s writing that might be as funny as forgetting Sarah. Coming back to the movie I have nothing else important to add, I think most of you have seen it and if not, definitely watch it cause it shows how a man acts after he has been dumped.

In my opinion it is fair that this movie has a 7.3 score on IMDb, that’s a pretty good score for a comedy and since it was Segel’s first attempt to write a screenplay I’d say it turned out well. I have no problem with watching this movie again when I’m bored and need some entertainment – 3,5 out of 5 describes my joy rather accurately.


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