Gawker
Date: 2012-03-06
Author: Will Leitch

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Author, Will Leitch
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Last October, a Detroit woman named Sarah Deming filed suit against FilmDistrict for its misleading advertisements for the film Drive. Her claim was that the film's trailers had led her to believe the film was about driving rather than, you know, Ryan Gosling stomping in the orbital bones of various Angeleno miscreants. (This is a film in which Christina Hendricks is shot in the face. Suffice it to say, Drive was not messing around.) She also claimed the film was anti-semitic, but no one remembers that part; they only remember the deceitful-advertising aspect. The suit was dismissed immediately, and it has taken on a bit of "I didn't know the coffee was going to be hot!" notoriety.(A brief aside on the infamous "suing over hot coffee" story...(read more)
... Last October, a Detroit woman named Sarah Deming filed suit against FilmDistrict for its misleading advertisements for the film Drive. Her claim was that the film's trailers had led her to believe the film was about driving rather than, you know, Rya ...
... is too old to play now. The film is a minor lark, a fanciful White People Problems romp, but if that's your thingand I do not doubt that for many it isyou'll find much to enjoy. Just don't wait around for Melissa McCarthy. She's not showing up. Grie ...


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