An average, calm mid-20s girl named Veronica restarts her dead dating life all of the sudden, but with two guys: a sensitive failed writer named Abel and an airheaded drummer named Zed. At ... See full summary »
Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
In the beginning, Jane throws her phone into the pot butter and it ends up dead and in the sink. Later, in the park, she drops her bag and a pink cell phone falls out. See more »
[Brevin is finally finished after his dentist appointment and gets out to the waiting room where Jane is and Jane imidietly freaks out]
OOOH, thank fucking god! This has been the longest, dollest, most uncomfortable thing, I can remember ever doing! I really thought that I was gonna DIE of boredom!
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Memories Can't Wait
Written by David Byrne and Jerry Harrison
Performed by Talking Heads
Published by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) o/b/o itself and Index Music, Inc.
Courtesy of Sire Records
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This Is What Happens When Araki Doesn't Write His Films
Jane F (Anna Faris) is a stoner who, largely through no fault of her own, falls into trouble, which leads to more trouble and more trouble and more trouble... and how will she get out of it? You'll just have to watch this film to see.
Gregg Araki directed this, but he did not write it (unlike all his other work). This is evident, as it doesn't have the dark themes of Araki's other work and the perverse sexuality. Likewise, it has very different music from what fans may be used to -- no industrial classics here. And a different brand of humor.
The humor, by and large, is not so great. Some parts are funny, but it drags and I felt like the laughs should have been more consistent. If it wasn't for Faris' beauty, I would have lost interest in certain scenes. The running joke is that she's high... which gets old quickly. You can make movies about being high and be funny ("Half Baked") but this one just wasn't consistent.
I'd recommend it for fans of drug movies or Anna Faris. Gregg Araki fans may be disappointed. Some like it, as they see it as a nice change of pace. I, for one, love "Doom Generation" and "Nowhere" and would welcome more films like that... so, in short, I was disappointed.
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