When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
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 »
I gotta tell you something. You're a real shitbag, Primkin.
[writes "Shitbag Primken" on chalkboard]
Although, I think you taught a pretty good class.
So, you're done? Is that it?
Good. You've done well, son. You've done good. Except...
[corrects the spelling of "Primkin" on chalkboard]
You spelled Primkin wrong. God.
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This movie was advertised as a romantic comedy, but there was no romance and no comedy. All I saw was a boring story about a horrible person, a talent agent, whom I found myself rooting against. Talent agents are, in general, not likable characters. So why did the director think we'd enjoy spending a few hours with one, even if he's played by Ben Affleck? The nepotism and shallow nature of Hollywood seem to be accurately portrayed in this movie. Behind the red carpet glamour of the movie industry lies a dirty business totally lacking any morals or ethical standard. But this was well documented in "The Player" and doesn't need to be repeated. I couldn't bring myself to care about Affleck's character, and thus didn't get emotionally involved with this movie.
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