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L.A. Twister (2004)

 |  Comedy  |  30 June 2004 (USA)
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The satirical journey of two guys in Los Angeles making their film as they go through the twisted world that is: Hollywood.

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Lenny
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Walter
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Storyline

A tale about two friends, Lenny and Ethan, who share the same agenda--to leave their mark on the world by becoming famous. Ethan's marriage had been getting strained, and so he decided to come to L.A. and stay with Lenny for a while. Both of them ultimately come to the decision that making a movie will be the only way to achieve their aspirations for fame. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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We know people, who know people... who know people.

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$450,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,072 (USA) (27 August 2004)

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$54,020 (USA) (25 February 2005)
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Sven Pape created a play based on the film and performed it in Los Angeles, prior to the premiere of the film. The play is a prequel to the film focusing on Lenny's initial arrival in L.A.. The entire play, auditions, rehearsals, performance were webcast live on the internet to demonstrate the process of acting. Thousands of internet users interacted with the actors, asked questions and took part in the shaping of the play. See more »

Quotes

[on meeting a movie producer's wife]
Lenny: You know that old saying, "Whose cock do you have to suck to get your cock sucked?" This is the cock.
Ethan: Actually, it's his wife.
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GREAT INSIGHT HIGHLY RECOMMEND
25 September 2004 | by (Los Angeles, Ca) – See all my reviews

Overall Grade: B+ Story: B Acting: B Direction: B+ Visuals: B+ i will no doubt shortchange this well thought out, visually entertaining and memorable film. i thought the direction was OUTSTANDING and the film moved along well BRAVO mr pape has a good eye. The main actors were well chosen, the actors who appear overacting are obviously supposed to (the casting director for example). I loved the hanging-it took my breath away (that sounds sick as i read it back!), I loved one actor (from the yummy LE DIP on ventura blvd?), he sounded just how frustrated my dad would sound after relenting and calling the plumber.

I enjoyed being surprised mainly by thinking like they did and then poof something entirely different happens (for example when they meet their neighbors and go for dinner, and when we see where the friend "who knows people" actually works) kept us on our toes the entire time any put down of this film is truly unwarranted.

DO NOT wait for cable DO NOT wait for it to be out on video go, get some popcorn and enjoy it.


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