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The Dream Machine --- The Imagination of the World Wide Web
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Washed up boy band singer, Alex Fletcher is given a chance to regain his fame when a pop sensation offers him the deal of a lifetime. All he has to do is write a song. Sounds simple, right? Well, it may have been if he could think of some lyrics. That is where Sophie comes in. She becomes quite more than a quirky gardener (I guess that is what you would call it, she just waters plants). During one of her visits, Sophie accidentally interrupts one of Alex's sessions with a lyricist that is helping him write the song. What she didn't realize, is that her idea just saved his sinking career and she may become famous herself.
This is my favorite Drew Barrymore movie. She was okay in 50 First Dates and Charlie's Angels, but she really shows off her acting ability. Though most would disagree, I believe that the chemistry on screen was amazing. They just...fit. If you are looking for something that will make you laugh and cry this is it. There is nothing else that I would recommend. Music and Lyrics deserves ever star it has received.