Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt ...
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Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while ... See full summary »
This movie is a documentary about the fine and rare wine auction market centering around a counterfeiter who befriended the rich and powerful and sold millions of dollars of fraudulent wine through the top auction houses.
Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt brings a $400,000 jackpot for Richie. No wonder Evan turns greedy and jealous. Written by
A video cassette copy of the film figures in the plot of an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm ("Aamco"), also from writer & director Larry David. See more »
(at around 1h) When Richard leaves the chiropractor's office and the cops pull up to talk to him, the potted plant on the right moves between shots. Note the position in relation to the little square window on the building. See more »
People seem to think they can do anything they want so long as there's an 'I'm sorry.' Then everything's hunky-dory.
I didn't say it was honky-dory.
It's not honky-dory, it's hunky-dory.
I thought I said hunky.
No you said honky.
Okay, okay, I'm sorry,
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During the opening credits, we see a bowl of grapes rotting as each name comes on the screen. See more »
This plays like an extended sitcom, with the only thing missing being a laugh track. The entire movie seems stretched with non relevant material, such as the missing bag of cookies, or the elevator rudeness. There are a few chuckles along the way to the rather dark conclusion. Neither Steven Weber or Craig Bierko elicits any sympathy, so you wind up really not caring who gets a leg up on whom. Both girlfriends and the Mother are nothing but annoyances. The whole script beyond the initial idea of the slot machine sequence, seems like forced outrageousness. At best, a rather mediocre film that belongs on television, and nothing more. - MERK
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