VOTE FOR THE BEST OF ORLANDO® 2021 NOW THROUGH AUG. 1!

Thursday, April 14, 2005

Movie: Fever Pitch

Posted on Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 4:00 AM

***
Our Rating: 3.00

"It's cute" will be the overwhelming coo that greets this sweet meetup between Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore. And Fallon certainly is cute as a schoolteacher with a Boston Red Sox jones that preoccupies his entire life. Aside from seeing only red, he's a bundle of thoughtfulness and unpolished charm. Barrymore is – yes – cute, too, as a high-powered executive with sought-after math skills and a peaking career but not much success in relationships. They hook up in the off-season, meaning that things go easily until Fenway Park kicks into action: She tries to be a sport, but his obsession is put to the test. Still, there's no angry fighting or wild love scenes as the chums figure out how to ease into extra innings. It seems like only yesterday that Barrymore was kicking around this kind of plot with Adam Sandler; she and Fallon look so much younger together. And cuter.

Tags:

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 28, 2021

View more issues

Calendar

© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation