Vic Morgenstein (formerly Vic Morgan) has been distributing gruesome Asian horror schlock and soft-core smut for years. His flagship video series, "Drunk Chicks" 1 through 6, consists ... See full summary »
A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.
Wren's Halloween plans go awry when she's made to babysit her brother, who disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. With her best friend and two nerds at her side, she needs to find her brother before her mom finds out he's missing.
A black man and a Jewish woman crash into each other and win a dream house in the suburbs. Love-starved neighbours invade their brand-new home, and an all-night party pushes every one of them to a climax of truth, hope and liberation.
I didn't intend to watch this movie. It was on tv and I just caught it 2 minutes into the film. Funny lines and immediately interesting characters kept me absorbed but the moment they ended up at the pool (one of the main locations in the movie - the meeting place and hang-out spot for the characters) with jazzy electronic music playing on the soundtrack I was hooked. Movies about college grads hanging out and coming to terms with what they are going to do with their lives has been done many times before but I have to say this is the best of the bunch. The situations the characters have to deal with are similar to what most people of that age have to deal with, which makes everyone immediately identifiable. The acting from the young and unknown, yet extremely talented cast is superb, the story and pacing are spot on, never dragging at all and the music is a delight. I can't fault the movie in any area. Phil Price seems to come from the same generation of young film makers who grew up on John Hughes movies (Kevin Smith is another example) and like Smith's characters the characters in the movie even talk about John Hughes movies. Thing is unlike works from Smith, Richard Linklater, et al, this one won't be seen by many people and not fully appreciated. It is really too bad, as this beats them hands down.
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