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Denise Calls Up (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 29 March 1996 (USA)
A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by ... See full summary »

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A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully...via phone and fax. Martin gets a telephone call from someone he's never met. It's Denise, with some extraordinary news. Tapping away at his computer all the while, he develops a sort of friendship with Denise...via phone. And so it goes as the friends, tap, tap, tapping away, share news, hopes, and dreams...via phone and fax. Finally Gale has an unfortunate encounter with a phone, Denise has some more news for Martin, and Frank plans a gala New Year's Eve party, but will he answer the door? Written by Helen Stavrou <h.stavrou@agora.stm.it>

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Jerry: She was so young. I think.
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A comedy with an edge ...
6 March 1999 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

Having just finished watching Denise calls up (my 2nd time for this one since it was released) ... I feel it is an excellent comedy that everyone can relate to.

Having lots of friends but never enough time to actually meet them, get together.

Making plans but always cancelling at the last minute for some obscure reason ... this is something most people can relate to.

I was impressed again by the performances of all of the actors which are excellent. Especially the actress who plays Barbara which I think was giving a wonderful and believable performance.

Definitely the best performance of the movie in my mind.

Some funny moments, some sad ones ... this one is a little rollercoaster ride that is quite pleasant to watch ...

Rating : 3.5/5


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