BRIAN HERZLINGER, MY DATE WITH DREW, 2004
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`Date with Drew’ is one man’s funny valentine
There are Dreamers and there are Believers Since the second grade, Brian has had a crush on Drew Barrymore and now 20 years later he wants to fulfill his dream by asking her on a date. Clever and often funny, My Date with Drew is a kind of slapdash excuse for a documentary feature, albeit one with a few surprises. Enlisting a few eager and bemused producers and directors as allies, Herzlinger goes through a self-improvement campaign–exercising, finding out what Barrymore likes–while also interviewing people who know her, including actor Eric Roberts and Charlie’s Angels co-screenwriter John August.
The tricky part, of course, is not giving anyone the impression that Herzlinger is just a sophisticated stalker, especially when he’s busy wrangling invitations to celebrity parties so he can get near the object of his lifelong crush.
“My Date with Drew” is a movie that should not work. Directed, produced and edited by Brian Herzlinger, Jon Gunn and Brett Winn; original.
He had written and directed a short, student film called The Film Contest shot on 16mm film. Afterwards, he worked for two years as a Producer’s P. Kelley landmark series Ally McBeal. Herzlinger’s love for film began at a young age with his first viewing of the film E. Herzlinger has multiple film and television projects in the works. He currently lives in Malibu, California and works as a film director and writer.
Between and , Herzlinger served as a regular On-Air Correspondent for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno , starring in over 26 episodes for the number one-rated late night program. The Innovative Agency -repped writing team of Herzlinger and Jay Black , the 1 rated college comedian in the country, completed a re-write on the latest Police Academy film for New Line Cinema. Also, in , Herzlinger directed back-to-back feature films.
Herzlinger directed the film for Marvista Entertainment which was released on Valentine’s Day of , and is currently on Netflix. The film explores actor Corey Feldman ‘s alleged sexual abuse as a child by prominent Hollywood figures. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American film director. Brooklyn , New York , US.
On the Scene: Circling the ‘Date’
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The story of filmmaker Brian Herzlinger’s personal quest to score a date with his idol Drew Barrymore in 30 days or less comes through with.
In this TV reality show masquerading as a movie documentary, Brian Herzlinger is a creepy voyeur, a run-of-the-mill loser who obsesses about living the celebrity high life but lacks the talent to pull it off. He gives himself 30 days to complete the task, enlisting the help of two film-school friends, Brett Winn and Jon Gunn, also living in L. But as Herz- linger gets closer to Day 30, his irritating act breaks down. Afterward, we see Herzlinger lamenting that he became such a blubbering fool when introduced to her that he could not even shake her hand properly.
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My Date with Drew ***
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Directed by Jon Gunn, Brian Herzlinger, Brett Winn. With Brian Herzlinger, Drew Barrymore, John August, Stephanie Bedell Quartararo. “If you don’t take risks.
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He and his film-school friends hire a video camera on a day return policy basis, and set out to get through the army of publicists, producers, agents and assistants who protect the film star from her adoring public, and enable him to ask her out on a date. Selecteer uw cookievoorkeuren We gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare tools om uw winkelervaring te verbeteren, onze services aan te bieden, te begrijpen hoe klanten onze services gebruiken zodat we verbeteringen kunnen aanbrengen, en om advertenties weer te geven.
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Chasing (and Actually Meeting) the Girl of His Dreams
Get Jewish Exponent’s Newsletter by email and never miss our top stories We do not share data with third party vendors. Free Sign Up. He won the game, but could he win over Drew in the real dating game of life? Abetted by a handful of friends and a movie camera loaded with chutzpah, Herzlinger set out on a day summertime mission — to make a movie of his moves on Drew. Who knew that a movie made with a borrowed camcorder from Circuit City would make the film festival circuit?
Brian Herzlinger might be the lamest documentary filmmaker of all time But Herzlinger’s My Date with Drew, out this month, is really pushing it.
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‘Date’ fails to make a good impression
If one had to classify My Date with Drew , it would fall under the documentary umbrella. A more honest appraisal, however, would be to call it “reality TV” for the big screen. After all, it has the same quintessential appeal: an “everyman” as the protagonist, an unscripted narrative, and plenty of spontaneous action. Although My Date with Drew has a straightforward and feather-light premise, it stumbles, perhaps unwittingly, into deep waters.
No, director/producer/star Brian Herzlinger doesn’t have to ingest bugs or dangle out building windows to attain his goal, but he does have to jump through quite.
What starts off as a self-serving promotional exercise takes on almost unreasonably charming dimensions in “My Date With Drew. By Justin Chang. The prophetic winning answer? Drew Barrymore. Simultaneously, Herzlinger and producer Kerry David repeatedly call the Barrymore camp as well as her Flower Films production shingle to try to get the actress to simply watch a second trailer for the project. Pic becomes a study of the impenetrability of Hollywood, not to mention its inefficiency, frequent miscommunication and flat-out laziness.
Some of the interview subjects seem to have been dragged on merely to indulge Herzlinger, mop up his self-pity and shower praise on his high-concept premise. Fortunately, pic improves immeasurably as it goes along, delivering a handful of terrifically inspired comic sequences, including a casting call for Drew look-alikes that goes hysterically awry.
My Date with Drew (United States, 2003)
My Date with Drew. Interview: Brian Herzlinger. IGN talks to a man who followed his dream to date Drew Barrymore. The quote is by Drew Barrymore, and its meaning is a running theme throughout the course of this pseudo-documentary, pseudo-romantic comedy from co-directors Brian Herzlinger , Joe Gunn and Bret Winn. Brian Herzlinger is also the star of the film.
In the final episode of “Failing Forward”, Director and star of “My Date With Drew” Brian Herzlinger joins Steve to discuss how his tenacity early on in his career.
My Date with Drew is a independent documentary film starring and directed by Brian Herzlinger. The film heavily utilizes guerrilla filmmaking and received numerous awards for this. Since he first saw E. Now, more than 20 years later, Herzlinger combines his passions for filmmaking and Drew Barrymore to document his quest for a date with the actress. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Running time. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 11 August Films directed by Jon Gunn.
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