Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway, only to find herself seated with five fellow unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.
Sometimes you just need a good laugh out loud movie and Table 19 fits the bill for this plenty of laughs to be had throughout the movie making it a great movie for a lighter movie viewing experience. Of course their has to be romance at a wedding and the movie has it's serious notes following Eloise's broken relationship and the details surrounding it but this is still fun and provides some great comedic acting.
I thoroughly enjoyed Table 19 you can emphasize with those seated at Table 19 well away from the wedding party themselves and you really get to know these characters and what they may of meant to the family getting married. The guests seated at Table 19 were a seemingly odd bunch but as you got to know them throughout the movie you really grew fond of these characters and their stories and stayed on their side wanting the best for them.
Anna Kendrick played a perfect Eloise I am very fond of Anna as a comedy actress and she certainly played Eloise's part well in this movie. As a betrayed friend and a disgruntled ex girlfriend you get to see the loud mouthy angry Eloise but you see her softer side as her story and the truth behind the break up come out. A few moments I could of cried when you hear Teddy's side of the story regarding why he broke up with Eloise via text message and while he has been an unliked character you instantly fall for him too.
June Squibb as Jo the nanny was great delivering the perfect nanny/grandmother role helping everyone through all their issues and helping resolve the drama's that arise. Again she had a sad story behind it all but I love the way the movie pans out regarding her character with the little surprise to do with the baby at the end. Stephen Merchant was probably my favourite character as Walter he played the best comedic role and had me in fits of tears with the way he played his character.
The storyline although slow to start definitely played out well and kept you wanting to keep watching to find out how things played out. The romance that comes through is believable and has you believing true love can come through in the end and in the most strange of circumstances.
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