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Man About Town (2006)

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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Morty
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Sela
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Arlene Kreiner
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Phil Balow
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Ben Giamoro
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Barbi Ling
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David Lilly
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Alan Fineberg
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Brynn Lilly
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Lucky Reynolds
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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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Diario de un ejecutivo agresivo  »

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$308,054 (Mexico) (13 October 2006)
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When Jack goes up and writes something on the board for Dr. Primkin at the end of the film, he underlines it. In the next shot it is not underlined. See more »

Quotes

Brynn Lilly: David and I, with Jack's help, are going to do the Michael Douglas/Sharon Stone interrogation scene from Basic Instinct.
Jack Giamoro: Great.
Brynn Lilly: And no, I am not wearing any underwear.
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References Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) See more »

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The Sad Song
Written by Fredo Viola
Performed by Fredo Viola
Courtesy of Aviola Studio
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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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