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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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Psycho (as James K. Ward)
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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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Kelsey Grammer's movie debut. See more »

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at last, proof that I'm not alone
1 May 2002 | by (Long Island) – See all my reviews

I don't understand the (currently) low rating. Jeez, no it's not Citizen Kane, but it's not intended to be. I identify with Adam's problems dealing with the insanity and brutality of the modern world, and the universal and timeless question of why we exist. And I loved the tongue-in-cheek humor. My favorite line is Adam's friend Peter's observation that "... sometimes I think we're all just a bunch of solar-powered sh*t machines."


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