Reel Review: The Proposal

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Unless you have been living under a rock you have probably seen previews for the much publicized new movie The Proposal that hits theaters today. The movie stars Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds (wait until you see his no-shirt scenes, no wonder he was scooped up by Scarlet Johansson)! Reynolds plays Andrew, Sandra Bullock's character Margaret's assistant. When Margaret finds out that she is being deported to Canada (coincidentally Bullock is American, Reynolds is Canadian), Andrew agrees to marry her in order to get a promotion.

The actual "proposal" happens outside the immigration office where Andrew forces Margaret to get down on one knee and ask him to marry her. We like the throwback to tradition combined with the new notion that a woman can propose to a man, but the whole forcing thing is where we got thrown off...

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