Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Jennifer Jason Leigh,
Stephen Adly Guirgis
Ira is a nervous playwright waiting and hoping to succeed with his art, which he takes it very seriously. But following his dreams and ambitions isn't something easy to do, specially when ... See full summary »
Storytelling is comprised of two separate stories set against the sadly comical terrain of college and high school, past and present. Following the paths of its young hopeful/ troubled characters, it explores issues of sex, race, celebrity and exploitation Written by
Fine Line Features
It surprises me to see the amount of positive comments for "Storytelling"; breaking taboos, daring the audience, etc.
There is nothing(!) new in this movie. It has all been done before, and what´s worse, it´s been done better! All the actors give a good performance (except the cerebral palsy guy), but without any development in their characters (in the first part), I just didn´t give a damn what happened to them. The second part at least had John Goodman and he is truly an actor, but unfortunately he cannot save a movie about how selfish people really are.
If you want to see a movie about selfish people that will get you mad, watch "Kids". If you want to see a gonowhere movie that you can discuss with your friends who all majored in "film" but are now unemployed, watch "Storytelling".
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