A young, underappreciated intern at the ultra-hip magazine Skirt must learn to deal with kissy-face phoniness, model tantrums and bulimic editors, while trying to steal the heart of a ... See full summary »
A North Carolina sheriff investigates the near-fatal drug overdose of an underachieving college girl, and uncovers many sordid details of her life before and during her descent into drugs and debauchery.
Tommie is the Madam in this family of New Orleans prostitutes. Her daughter Jeanette didn't seem to have much of a choice about going into the business, and Jeanette's teenage daughter, Monica, has a daughter of her own, and she is having trouble keeping the daughter because of her family situation. Meanwhile, the FBI is looking for some way to shut the brothel down.
This is based on a true story, and the Sept. 11 attacks become relevant to the plot. The movie's best part came near the end, and Annabella Sciorra, Ellyn Burstyn and Dominique Swain all gave their best performances at that time, as did Gary Grubbs as an FBI investigator. The movie was not technically a comedy, but the ending certainly was funny.
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