(Lionsgate). 9:25 AM PST 1/27/2012 by Frank Scheck ... One for the Money mostly resembles a … Movie Reviews TV Reviews Roundtables Podcasts. Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin's bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past. Evanovich's boek, ""One for the money"", won in 1994 meteen een Edgar Award voor beste Amerikaanse misdaadroman van het jaar. Enjoyed One for the Money. I laugh out loud (a rarity for me when reading a book) constantly when reading these books. But it still has to be believable - I hate odd just for the sake of odd - like, hey look at me - I'm wacky - wocka wocka!! Laid off from her gig as a lingerie salesman at Macy’s, she’s in desperate need of cash. We reveal the best and worst films of 2012 so far, and examine how this... Music title data, credits, and images provided by, Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by. always a quick professional service. THESE. She’s getting overdue rent notices from her landlord. Stephanie - hilarious. But for me, that makes it all the more funny - I can't help it, I laugh every single time. I've seen two different covers to this book using Calibre. Flirty bickering is rampant but, courtesy of Heigl's inert performance, there's no heat or humor to the proceedings, just an avalanche of grating big-hair-and-bad-accent New Joisey caricatures. to enjoy the whole feel of the series. ONE FOR THE MONEY is based on the novel written by Jane Evanovich and it might have made for a decent quirky weekly series – as there are a series of books based on this character. Wouldn't it make more sense on basic cable? I'm really having a hard time understanding the critics views on this, it was as true to the book as 1:46 can be to an 8 hour read. Can't remember if this is the one where she flirts with Joe or flirts with Ranger, but love all of them because hey, it's Stephanie Plum. Maybe we need some critics with their finger on the pulse of movie viewers. One for the Money: Film Review. The film's Rotten Tomatoes score was 2 percent which is Heigl's lowest rated film that received a wide release. The writing is, meh. Het probleem was echter een geschikte actrice te vinden voor de titelrol. (I know that was a very poor, and probbaly inadequate summary, O well.) I love the triangle between Ranger and Morelli and Stephanie. Stephanie gets resourceful and tough, as she is swept up in a suspenseful world of murder, deceit, with a bit of romance. It's no deep, mystery-thriller, but it wasn't a complete throw-away beach read, either. WWE Getting Rowdy - The Unreleased Matches of Roddy Piper DVD review. Let's hope that this undeserved negativity won't ruin the chances that we can enjoy some more of our favorite Evanovich books on the big screen! 13 books in and I am still captivated by the tension between the three. I resisted, because, well, mom books. Do things get repetitive? I feel that the story just gets better and better as you know the characters more and she doesn't have to spend time introducing them, she can just get on to the chaos. Directed by Julie Anne Robinson. I was hooked with the first one and have read the entire series thus far - including all the stupid mini books in-between. See all 8 questions about One for the Money…. But the overall story really did nothing for me. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Stephanie is set here and she doesn't really change much through this series. A big change like they did with the Mortal Instruments?? One For The Money' begins the story of Stephanie Plum; down on her luck and out of work. For … This is a perfectly sound ambition, but the movie, directed by Julie Anne Robinson from a script by Stacy Sherman, Karen Ray and Liz Brixius, is so weary and uninspired that it feels more like an exhausted end than an energetic beginning. The movie came out a few weeks ago, and I haven't seen it yet. LOVE. The story was fast paced and pretty light in tone for the most part, but it did have a few dark happenings that injected some tension into the story. I have to say this book is so good, and it shows how Stephanie gets into bounty hunter as will how she meets her two lovers. My investigators/detectives have to have some level of smarts, either streetwise or instinctive. Soooo my first Book review is here! For some reason I just couldn't get excited about a female bailbondsman trying to make ends meet. “One for the Money” Review Posted on February 23, 2012 by suemaya Even with a good cast, most of whom either appeared, starred or are currently starring on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” I am sorry to say I would not give “One for the Money” anything higher than a C. The writing is, meh. Are they ever going to change the cover?? Welcome back. I am obsessed with this series. Have the critics who are giving these bad reviews actually READ any of these books? Have the critics who are giving these bad reviews actually READ any of these books? Katherine Heigl is GREAT as Stephanie Plum and the movie was fun to watch. I hope I'm like her when I'm an octogenarian. Stephanie Plum is in a pickle. Back in high school, sexy Joe Morelli relieved Stephanie Plum (among many others) of her virginity; the next time she ran into him, it was with a Buick. Katherine Heigl è deliziosa, sono ammirevoli l'impegno profuso nel suo ruolo e anche la voglia di interpretare un personaggio diverso da quelli che di solito le vengono appioppati, e oltretutto si concede più del solito; purtroppo però per lei One for the Money è un film strutturalmente sbagliato, incapace di amalgamare il tono da commedia e l'atmosfera noir. LOVE. We’d love your help. Al voordat One For The Money in 1994 in de boekwinkels verscheen waren de filmrechten reeds verkocht aan Hollywood. I guess I can't call the movie sexist as it was largely produced, directed and written by women. Funny and light-hearted book with a likeable heroine who never loses track of her goal to earn 10,000 dollars as a bounty hunter. She’s got a hamster to feed. I. To see how the book was rated please read the full book review. Totally unbelievable and Stephanie 's family were not funny and the books are laugh out loud funny. Let’s do a … A gross oversight on my part that I have now rectified. Lots of energy, not much control, sexy as hell,", “I'm telling you, it's fu**ing hard to be classy”, Anthony Award Nominee for Best Novel (1995), Shamus Award Nominee for Best First PI Novel (1995), Agatha Award Nominee for Best First Novel (1994), Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel (1995). DVD WWE Smackdown 20th Anniversary DVD review. Well, I don't care!!! Enjoyed One for the Money. Men in Black: International review. We compare the quality... Get a full rundown of movies and TV shows scheduled for release on DVD... 2012 Winter Movie Report: Highlights and Lowlights. First off, this book is nothing more than pure, uncut sugar for the brain. Lula is a street ho' and she and Stephanie meet up and become pals. Fast paced, funny, well cast.. I tried to talk my mom into reading these books and she just couldn't get past the introduction to Morelli (which IS pretty odd - basically two kids experimenting - I just ignore it and skipped beyond it and was able to enjoy the rest of it) and all - I think she was a little too uptight (sorry mom!) The movie is a direction by Julie Anne Robinson Julie Anne Robinson is the well known television d >> Read More.... Liz Brixius developed the plot for the movie. Unfortunately, I just couldn't connect and didn't find her ineptness all that funny. That's not Stephanie and this isn't my kind of mystery but completely get how this character and story may be appealing to many. Sure, I mean, she blows up a car in every single book. SERIOUSLY. Personally, I don’t know why other reviewers are worried about swearing or teenage sex when there’s a passage about being raped with a broken beer bottle. Tags: One For The Money . Sadly, I will never know the rest of the adventures of Stephanie Plum. Fortunately, there's no danger of that. I have to say this one is not as funny as the other books in this series I have read. At 30, she finds herself newly-divorced, recently laid-off, and living with her hamster in Trenton, N.J. How did the major film studios perform in 2012? Best of 2020: Television Critic Top Ten Lists. One for the Money movie reviews and ratings - Tribute.ca rating of 3.51 out of 5 Stars. We meet Stephanie's family, crazy grunting TV watching Dad, cooking, drinking, ironing mom, and the character of the series, Grandma Mazur. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. To dismiss Julie Anne Robinson's direction as clueless would be a kindness. Let's hope that this undeserved negativity won't ruin the chances that we can enjoy some more of our favorite Evanovich books on. I enjoyed it and I'll get #2 on hold from the library. BOOKS. Interesting that last I looked it was #3 in $ at the box office,while running single digits in critical reviews. She is a mother to three and a granny, and thats one of the things I liked about this book. I mean, an exaggeration of it but still.... And the quirky characters. To see what your friends thought of this book, There is some nasty sexual violence though its described in the 3rd person which makes it less confronting. I love reading so making this kind of videos came like such a natural idea :). Check out the exclusive TVGuide.com movie review and see our movie rating for One For The Money Join / Sign Up Keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices. 4 unforgettable characters: Stephanie Plum, Joe Morelli, Ranger and Grandma Mazur. I've been seeing Evanovich books for years and not even once was I compelled to give them another look or find out if they were worth my time. Based off the book by Janet Evanovich which got to say is an author who brings humor into plum she's got a little heroine into this character but a lot of stupidity when plum trying to crack the case. Now … That is something that often gets old for me in other books or TV shows, etc. © 2020 METACRITIC, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. I am obsessed with this series. Start by marking “One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Sadly. Ah, the '90's. One for the Money leuk om eens te hebben gezien, maar voor mij zeker niet herkijken waard! After a short conversation about how that "female bounty hunter movie" was based on a best selling book, I downloaded this. I suppose it all depends on the individual. This looks like a good fill in read, a go-to read when I have nothing on tap and need a capable stand in. With clever detectives, missing jewels, murderous women, daring spies, and more, mysteries and thrillers deliver page-turning delight with... 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