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|Jason Segel & Cameron Diaz at Four Seasons, Photo by SPE/Charlie Gallay|
|Jay, Annie & Kids in the comedy Sex Tape, Photo by Claire Folger, 2014 CTMG|
The story opens with ambitious mommy blogger Annie, brilliantly played by Cameron Diaz, on the verge of making it big by selling her wholesome and legitimate parenting blog to a national toy company headed by the mysterious and quirky Hank (Rob Lowe).
Check out the trailer to see how funny this is...
Just when Annie's close to signing the ultimate contract that real life bloggers like me only dream of, she and hubbie Jay (portrayed by Jason Segel) get into an unthinkable mess. One that keeps getting messier as the script moves forward. Eventually the big chase also involves the flustered couple's young children and friends as well as Howard, a kid villain played by child actor Harrison Holzer, who at times steals the show from the leading man and lady.
Here's the interchange Harrison and I had on Twitter after the Premiere
@MommyBlogExpert @SexTapeMovie thank you so much! So glad you liked it.
— Harrison Holzer (@HarryHolzer27) July 11, 2014
Annie and Jay wonder: How did this all happen? It started innocently enough with the infamous sex tape this fictious married couple playfully made for their own private use simply to rekindle their romance that has waned since the arrival of two children.
Diaz comments on the making of the sex tape which is successfully downplayed in the film to direct attention instead toward the hilarity that results to get it back. "It's just silly -- we're making a comedy," she says. "We're not actually naked in those sequences because we wear modesty garments similar to a bikini. In fact, the hardest thing was trying to get through the whole take without laughing," the actress recalls.
|The actors with director Jake Kasdan, Photo by Claire Folger, 2014 CTMG|
Director Jake Kasdan and dad of three young kids says, "In the movie it's an outrageous thing they do to make that sex tape -- they really can't believe they're doing it. It's a universal concept, though, that parents can identify with. My life is now overwhelming with babies and little kids and my relationship has changed with the person I love. What happened? I love being a parent, but I also love what we had before."
|Lowe and Diaz roar with laughter in the cocaine scene, Photo by Claire Folger, 2014 CTMG|
This film is not only very funny, it will inspire couples to think more deeply about their relationships with those they love. "After seeing it with your date, husband or wife at first you'll probably laugh about the movie together," predicts Jason Segel, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Kate Angelo and Nicholas Stoller. "Then they'll be a silent pause for a few moments before the real conversation begins."
|Sony Official Movie Poster|
|Director & Cast at the LA Premiere in Westwood, Photo by SPE Inc./Eric Charbonneau|
|Me next to Cameron Diaz w/ fellow invited mom bloggers at Four Seasons, Image by Beebs Ashcroft|
|Sex Tape Poster on the Sony Studios Lot, MommyBlogExpert.com|
FTC Disclosure: I was invited as a guest of Sony Pictures Studios to screen the movie Sex Tape on the lot in Culver City. I received special privileges and media access to cover this film's big screen release including lunch at Four Seasons Hotel. However, there was no payment or other compensation involved and opinions here are my own. See complete FTC Disclosure information that appears at the bottom of MommyBlogExpert's main page and at the bottom of every individual post on this blog, including this one.