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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Nina Giamoro
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Dr. Primkin
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Jimmy Dooley (as Samuel Ball)
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Barbara Giamoro
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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Welcome to the deep end of a very shallow town. See more »

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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8 June 2006 (Netherlands)  »

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$308,054 (Mexico) (13 October 2006)

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$308,054 (Mexico) (13 October 2006)
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In the part where Brynn Lilly is pretending to be Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct (1992), she is holding a cigarette. Each time the camera changes angles, the cigarette is long, then short, then long, several times. See more »

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Dr. Primkin: I am here to give you the tools to help you to uncover, discover, and discard the crap that is holding you back. And you sir, definitely have crap that is holding you back.
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References Basic Instinct (1992) See more »

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Our Lips Are Sealed
Written by Terrence Edward Hall / Jane Wiedlin
Performed by Fredo Viola
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Flatter than flat
20 October 2006 | by (Maastricht, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

A guys life is in trouble. He finds out his wife is cheating on him, and the journal he is writing as a result of a class of self discovery he is following gets stolen and used against him. How has his life come to that point and where will it go from here? If such interests you, go see this film.

Otherwise, avoid it all costs. It is bland, told solely from the side of the "victim" that does his best to sound like an absolute drama queen, failing miserably at that. He's having a bad time. Big deal, deal with it. Just like everyone else.

A couple short attempts at humor get made but none of them take the film into more than a small smirk or a light chuckle. A sense of drama is added but none of it is bad enough to make one bond with the lead character.

So in short. This film is as flat as the country I live in and not worth the celluloid it was filmed on.

2 out of 10 very boring drama queens


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