A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail.
Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.
This film is another boring, so-called coming-of-age story.
If I have seen these characters once, I have see them 100 times.
This film and those like it have little relevance or appeal to anyone who recognizes ethnic stereotypes and unoriginal writing.
Sybil Temchen is the only bright spot. Sadly, she'll probably end up in the same club as Adrienne Shelly (good actress performs well in indies, goes on to perform well in a few bad mainstream films and then disappears into films no one who is asleep at 3 a.m. ever sees).
Maybe Temchen will get lucky with a good cable-TV series (that's what rescued Edie Falco from Shelly's fate).
Cross your fingers (and your toes) for her.
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