A neurotic nebbish lives in 2 worlds: the fantasy of winning his dream-girl via a hit movie, and the meager existence he scrapes out from very odd jobs, such as thesping in an arty ... See full summary »
Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.
A journalist (Anna) receives an obscene phonecall that she mistakes for her boyfriend. She then agrees to meet with the caller at a bar, but instead of meeting the boyfriend, she witnesses ... See full summary »
Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss... See full summary »
Mythology and religious dogma are slowly revealed when an attractive young woman is approached by a modeling agency that pulls her into an underworld of priests that are not Christian but ... See full summary »
Rachael Leigh Cook,
In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stowaway on a ... See full summary »
Around 1940, New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund and who is writing a ... See full summary »
The film focuses on two middleclass suburban families, circa 1950s (in upstate NY?) from the opposite sides of town and how one mistake sets off a problem which neither one has started. Black comedy, screwball, farce, and even elements of drama make an otherwise enjoyable movie. The cast of unknowns are superb, as is Rene Auberjonois (Deep Space Nine) as the Reverton and Stanley Tucci as the lively police officer.
Don't hesitate to rent it if you ever see it at the local rental place!
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?