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Image and video hosting by TinyPic Cast: Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Alexis Georgoulis, Alistair McGowan, Harland Williams

Director: Donald Petrie

Genre: Comedy/Romance

Year: 2009

Rating: PG-13

Greek-American travel guide Georgia is so distracted by what's going wrong as she leads a motley crew of tourists through some of Greece's most historic sites that she almost misses out on a chance for romance with her hunky bus driver.

The reviews for this have been average at best but I was still eager to see this one simply because it has Richard Dreyfuss and Nia Vardalos in it. The story is simple and a predictable but it was written well for what it is and contains enough laughs to keep you entertained. The makers of the film might of been hoping the success of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" would help this one since it also contains the same star but it fell flat as far as reaching the success they might of wanted but this is one of those movies that ends up doing very well on home video and with strong word of mouth by mostly females I would think this will do very well. Nia Vardalos and Alexis Georgoulis were terrific together and made a great on screen couple, also Richard Dreyfuss is amazing and funny as always, this man just isn't in enough movies anymore. The supporting cast which is made up of some zany characters all were great as well. The cinamatography showed off the lush, beautiful scenery of Greece, it took on a life on it's own and kind of became another character and it really helped with keeping the movie lively, plus it felt like I was taken away on a little vacation. The film is about finding love when you least expect it, something everyone can relate to since love is universal to all of us. Even if "My Life in Ruins" is not a classic it is still a cute,charming and funny romantic comedy that I recommend to any fan of the genre. The film is being release on Blu-ray and DVD each packed with Special Features that include:

Blu-ray Disc Specs: The My Life In Ruins Blu-ray disc is presented in widescreen format (1.85:1) with English 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio and French Dolby Digital with English, French and Spanish subtitles. Bonus features include:

Deleted Scenes

Alternate ending

Everybody Loves Poupi getting to know the Greek God Alexis Georgoulis

Audio commentary with actress Nia Vardalos, Director Donald Petrie and writer Mike Reiss

DVD Specs: The My Life In Ruins DVD is presented in widescreen format (1.85:1) with English 5.1 Dolby Surround and French Dolby Surround with English, French and Spanish subtitles. Special features include all those listed above.

Released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

*** 1/2 Out Of *****