Ryan Gosling hasn’t really been known for his rom-coms, but “Crazy Stupid Love” was apparently just what the doctor ordered.

“I had been getting pretty stressed out with the films I was doing
before,” says Gosling, in the above interview. “I was at my doctor and I think as a joke, he wrote as a
prescription, ‘Do a comedy.’ So I took his advice, and I do feel

“Crazy Stupid Love” opened nationwide Friday, July 29 at just below $20 million for its opening weekend, which isn’t bad. The critics are largely positive, with Roger Ebert summing it up thusly, “‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’ is a sweet romantic comedy about good-hearted people. Imagine that.” And everyone we know who saw it over the weekend enjoyed it.

Will you be partaking of “Crazy Stupid Love”?

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."