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The Lather Effect (2006)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  26 June 2006 (USA)
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On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school, who were used to partying in the house in an ... See full summary »

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On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school, who were used to partying in the house in an earlier era, and stirring memories of old teenage games and truths revealed about loves lost. Written by Moviedude1

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Sometimes the only way to get over your past is to re-live it.

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When Valinda (Connie Britton) is down in her brother Danny's (Peter Facinelli) bunker there are flashes of graffiti on the walls. One of the scenes shows "Joe Lies When He Cries" which is a reference to Say Anything... (1989), which Ione Skye starred in. Eric Stoltz also made a cameo in Say Anything... (1989). See more »

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Every Day I Write the Book
Performed by Elvis Costello
Courtesy of Elvis Costello Music
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing & Demon Music Group
Written by Elvis Costello (as E. Costello)
Administered by BMG Songs, Inc (ASCAP)
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Generation X comes home.
30 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

Found myself watching this a month ago on cable, saw maybe 80 percent of it. Saw the entire film on a second viewing and found myself really liking it. Like one user said, it is sorta the Big Chill film for my age group. With all the crap out in the theaters now, It was nice to see a film with some good music and a bunch of people my age remembering the old times. All the songs brought back good memories for myself and I almost felt like i should be crashing there little reunion type get together. Kinda wish they had a prequel to this with the actual party the night before. I'm sure that would be a interesting thing to view. Curious why this wasn't released to the mainstream. I see it was shown at some Film festivals. Makes you wonder if the Big Chill was released today would they do the same thing. I guess its the times we live in.


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