March 29, 2004
We Will Never Forget

50_first_sunshines23.jpgHow many high-concept romantic comedies can one moviegoer take? Two, apparently - 50 First Dates and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - although we'll just have to wait until Friday for The Prince & Me. Clip and go with low culture's handy guide to all those heady laughers and never get confused again.

Island setting:
50FD - Oahu, Hawaii
ESSM - Rockville Centre, Long Island

Former comedian turned serious actor in lead:
50FD - Adam Sandler
ESSM - Jim Carrey

Female lead with body issues (chubby):
50FD - Drew Barrymore
ESSM - Kate Winslet

Unattractive, humorous male sidekick:
50FD - Rob Schneider
ESSM - David Cross

Former Hobbit in supporting role:
50FD - Sean Astin
ESSM - Elijah Wood

Long-term or short-term memory loss?
50FD - Short-term
ESSM - Long-term

Literary aspirations:
50FD - Lead character named for writer Henry Roth
ESSM - Title taken from Alexander Pope poem

Piece of crap?
50FD - Yes
ESSM - No, mostly

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