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Syrup (I) (2013)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  1 May 2013 (USA)
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A slacker hatches a million-dollar idea. But, in order to see it through, he has to learn to trust his attractive corporate counterpart. Based on Max Barry's novel.

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(as Aram Michael Rappaport)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Priest
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Kirstie Alley
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Lisa Simmons
Max Barry ...
Waiter
Katie Blake ...
Jen the Assistant
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Chet
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Executive #2
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Paul
Michael Chenevert ...
Business Man #1
Steve Cirbus ...
Reynolds
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Jim the Marketer
Sophia Banks-Coloma ...
TV Host
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Kit the Marketer
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Cindy
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Clerk
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A slacker hatches a million-dollar idea. But, in order to see it through, he has to learn to trust his attractive corporate counterpart. Based on Max Barry's novel.

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Rated R for language, sexual references and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$301 (USA) (7 June 2013)

Gross:

$656 (USA) (14 June 2013)
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"6's" real name is in fact Elizabeth. This can be seen on her name tag as it is placed on the table when she is being brought into Zeph-Co. See more »

Quotes

Davies: [Offering a competing job] We are hoping that our ridiculous salary package might change your mind.
Scat: Exactly how ridiculous?
Davidson: [Initially trying to control his laughter] I think it's safe to say...
[at splits while laughing]
Davidson: very ridiculous.
Davies: [Now laughing out loudly] It's preposterous!
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Blackout
Written by Kymberley Kennedy
Performed by Kymberley Kennedy
[Played during the main titles and end credits]
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Consumerism criticism love story.
10 May 2013 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

First of all, I haven't read the book, which I heard was good. This movie is more of a social commentary on consumerism, particularity in the advertising industry and how everything is about projecting the right image to make money.

The main story is about two advertising people are attracted to each other, but are they attracted to the image that the other is presenting or the real person behind it? There are some interesting anecdotes on the nature of marketing being presented in the movie, which I find to be the biggest draw of the movie for me. If seen from a "criticism of marketing" point of view, the movie is "deep". There are layers to the characters and story that requires a re-watch to get everything.

Overall, the movie achieves what it set to do. The story moves along at a good pace, there were no boring parts. Amber Heard's acting outshines the other actors. The not-so-big budget of the movie shows at times, but it doesn't interfere it from being a good movie.


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