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The reserved Lauren (played by Lauren Anne Miller) and the irrepressible Katie (Ari Graynor) are polar opposites… and past enemies. But when both come up short on the funds needed to afford their dream New York City apartment a mutual friend (Justin Long) re-introduces them and they reluctantly agree to room together. These apartment-mates have nothing in common – until Lauren discovers that Katie is working as a phone-sex operator, and recognizes a good business opportunity. But as their business partnership takes off, their newfound friendship finds unexpected challenges that may leave them both, as they say, hanging on the telephone.
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Hitting theaters today is one of my favorite comedies of the year, For A Good Time, Call…, starring Ari Graynor and co-writer Lauren Anne Miller as two girls forced to live together in an apartment in New York that couldn’t be further apart in personality. As the story unfolds we begin to root for these two girls to set aside their differences and realize how much they can give to one another while they begin to operate a phone sex line out of the apartment.
Sweet, raunchy, and a whole lot of fun, director Jamie Travis makes an impressive feature debut and I was able to sit down with him a few weeks ago to discuss his feature debut. We talked about his favorite prop in the film, the odd meta-reality going on and how he dealt with having more than just himself and the editor in the editing room. »
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Credit: Focus Features
Ari Graynor stars as Katie, Justin Long stars as Jesse and Lauren Miller stars as Lauren in For A Good Time, Call…, a Focus Features release directed by Jamie Travis from an original screenplay by Katie Anne Naylon & Lauren Anne Miller. Watch the new red-band from the contemporary comedy that had it’s world-premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
Two young women come up short on the funds needed to live in New York City. Lauren Powell (played by Ms. Miller), a reserved overachiever, is suddenly on her own after boyfriend Charlie (James Wolk) abruptly breaks up with her. Katie Steele (Ms. Graynor), an irrepressible free spirit, is about to forfeit a dream residence unless she finds an apartment-mate.
Their mutual best friend Jesse (Justin Long) has the bright idea that they room together, even though he well knows that they are polar opposites who haven’t »
- Michelle McCue
3 items from 2012
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