Writer-producer-director Dale Launer's breezy comedy LOVE POTION NO. 9 is the perfect date movie. It's light and fast-paced, with several funny moments and a predictably happy ending. Don't look for anything beyond that.
Paul Matthews (Tate Donovan) and Diane Farrow (Sandra Bullock) are two nerdy twentysomethings who have so much in common it almost hurts. They're both boring psychobiologists, specializing in the behavior patterns of primates. They also share adjoining apartments, listen to the same music, read
the same books and have not been on a real date in years. Diane is resigned to sporadic middle-of-the-night visits from Gary Logan (Dale Midkiff), a user...