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Friday, July 26, 2013


(Hugh Grant & Drew Barrymore)

Hugh Grant (About a Boy, Four Weddings and a Funeral) plays – and hilariously so – a washed-up ’80s pop star in the Wham! mould in this enjoyable rom-com. Still riding on the coat-tails of his fading fame, he hopes to make a comeback by writing a song for a young, rising star. However, he’s beset by paralysing writer’s block.

When he realises that the woman who waters his flowers (Drew Barrymore – The Wedding Singer, 50 First Dates) has a flair for words, he enlists her talents to help him pen the lyrics to a sure-fire hit song.

Directed by Marc Lawrence (2007), Music and Lyrics airs on Sony Entertainment Television DStv Channel 127 tomorrow (Saturday, July 27 at 20h00)