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Game 6 (2005)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Sport  -  January 2005 (USA)
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Combining real and fictional events, Game 6 centers around the historic 1986 World Series and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.

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Steven Schwimmer
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Laurel Rogan
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Joanna Bourne
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Elliott Litvak
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Paisley Porter
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Renee Simons
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Peter Redmond
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Jack Haskins
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Michael Rogan
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Lillian Rogan
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Ramaswamy Choudhry
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Nicky Rogan's new play is opening on Broadway and many agree, he has written the best play his career. Or has he? Critic Steven Schwimmer is slated to review and he's ruined many a playwright with his scathing words. Nicky is becoming concerned, but instead chooses to obsess over his Red Sox and their chances again the Mets in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. Will the Sox and his play come crashing down on the same night? Written by Martin Lewison <dr@martinlewison.com>

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Rated R for some language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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The home of Steven Schwimmer was shot in a warehouse in Williamsburg, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. See more »

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When Nicky is at his father's home he is cooking eggs. When he brings the eggs over to the table he has the egg beater and then when the camera angle changes he has a spatula. This goes back and forth a couple of times in this scene. See more »

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Nicky Rogan: I coulda been happy. I coulda been a Yankees fan.
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game
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Lyrics by Jack Norworth
Music by Albert von Tilzer (as Albert Von Tilzer)
Performed by Curtis Stigers
Courtesy of Concord Records
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Good third act
26 June 2006 | by (la) – See all my reviews

I thought the first two acts kind of dragged; the best parts being Keatons various conversations with the cabbies (that would be a good movie I think). Much of the dialog I found boring and since that's the whole movie, I almost didn't finish it. The third act really picked up, albeit contrived, was still entertaining.

Also as to not make it about Buckner's blunder, they have the character say at the end "We love Buckner" which I thought was kind of a nice thing. Good idea for a movie, I think it was a rewrite away from being really good, but great cast though. Keaton is always good in serious roles and should do more.


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