Having gotten a taste of college life, a drastically changed farm girl returns home for Thanksgiving break with her best friend, a flamboyant party animal who is clearly a fish out of water in a small farm town.
Emily has always been the rich brat who tries to pull every imaginable stunt to get attention. But one day, as she fakes her own kidnapping and locks herself in the trunk of a car, a thief ... See full summary »
Benicio Del Toro,
Adam Weber is the child of an eccentric inventor and his wife. Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers in their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam Weber must venture out into Los Angeles and obtain food and supplies for his family. He meets Eve, who reluctantly agrees to help him out. Written by
In keeping with the theme that the late 90s are a "new world" for the Webers, the main characters are named Adam and Eve. Other characters also have mythical names, such as Helen and Troy. The name Weber is German for "weaver," which may suggest the unusual way in which these characters' lives are woven together. See more »
When Adam is one year old, his mother walks to the service elevator with him to show his father that he can stand up "All by himself". He is picked up by Calvin and doesn't actually stand alone. Also, his mother is heard saying, "Come on, you can do it" but her mouth does not move. See more »
Where are you parked?
I came on a bus.
Why does that not surprise me.
I dunno. Why doesn't that sunrise you?
Well, I guess because I'm a little psychic. I have this thing.
Oh, that's nice.
Yeah, let me guess something. This is your first visit to La-La-Land. You're staying somewhere in Hollywood because like an idiot you thought that would be an exciting place to stay. Am I right so far?
Yes, I'm right?
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..."Blast" would have likely won. It boasts excellence in all aspects of the film from story to casting to acting to sets to costumes, music, etc. This tight, creative, unpretentious, and lightly romantic comedy romp between a hip "new millennium" chick and an old fashioned stuck-in-a-fallout-shelter-for-35-years guy is a breath of fresh Hollywood air deserving of it's critical acclaim.
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