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My Tiny Universe (2004)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  5 November 2004 (USA)
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In "my tiny universe", a dark comedy, Bobby Devillin is one of the biggest producers in Hollywood, making a string of big-budget action films during the last two decades. But his personal ... See full summary »

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In "my tiny universe", a dark comedy, Bobby Devillin is one of the biggest producers in Hollywood, making a string of big-budget action films during the last two decades. But his personal life is a train wreck. Vee, his second wife hosts a Hollywood TV Magazine show. She desperately clings onto their fifteen year marriage in spite of his many infidelities. On a particular Saturday afternoon, Bobby's life is crashing to a halt. His pregnant mistress Bonnie has flown out from New York to confront him, as his negotiations with superstar "Tom" are breaking down. While jogging with Karen, his L.A. girlfriend, she suddenly grabs his cell phone and throws it into the bushes. A suicidal actor is startled out of his moment of truth when he hears the ringing sound of a cell phone in the bush. He answers the phone, and with relish unravels Bobby's elaborate web of deceit, by luring all the participants up to his treetop hideaway, wreaking havoc on Bobby's world. Written by Glen Scantlebury & Lucy Phillips

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Funny, rich ensemble work and great writing
14 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just rented this flick and I gotta tell ya': it's just too good, writing and ensemble work. I cleared out a whole bag of tortilla chips with a hint of lime with basil dipping sauce watching it. Yes, I'm actually gonna give it 8 stars (with an 'h').

My only problem is that the film is unnecessarily racist. The only undeveloped character is the Latino limo driver. This one facet threatened to sully the film for me but then I had to consider the totality of the writing and performances.

Lesley Ann Warren: now that's a classy actress, let me tell ya'. She was a hoot in 'Victor/Victoria'...too bad I don't see her in too many other vehicles. Perhaps she's only suitable for scorned sex-pots but I doubt it.


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