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Galaxies Are Colliding (1992)

 -  Comedy  -  February 1992 (USA)
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Black comedy about a normal guy, about to get married, who starts to question all things of a cosmic significance. He starts seeing only The Big Picture, ignoring trivialities (like his ... See full summary »

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Black comedy about a normal guy, about to get married, who starts to question all things of a cosmic significance. He starts seeing only The Big Picture, ignoring trivialities (like his wife having a mock affair to get his attention), and gradually withdraws into himself. Told in flashback and retrospect at his funeral from the perspective of his friends and colleagues, we see the characters he encounters on his voyage of enlightenment - including the girl he falls for, and the escaped asylum patient in the middle of the desert who converses only by means of celebrity impersonations... Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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It's not science fiction. It's something else.

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Rated R for some language
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Not a bad movie, just sort of irritating
21 December 2003 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I agree with another reviewer that the humor and philosohical ramblings were too forced in this potentially good film. There wasn't enough angst to make the story seem profound or true, given the subject matter, but to me, that's typically what happens when Kelsey Grammar is in a movie. He's too sarcastic and cynical and doesn't have the ability to play a role without misplaced superiority. I could be wrong, but he's a ham (pedantic?) in everything he does. I liked Karen Medak's character, especially the restaurant scene. She was poignantly goofy. My favorite line: "Are you on drugs?" The way she delivered her lines was charming and refreshing compared to the rest of the cast. It wasn't a bad movie, just sort of irritating.


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