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Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  19 January 2009 (USA)
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A graduate student (Nicholson) copes with a recent breakup by conducting interviews with various men.

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A graduate student (Nicholson) copes with a recent breakup by conducting interviews with various men.

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Breves Diálogos com Homens Horríveis  »

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$18,510 (USA) (25 September 2009)

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$27,935 (USA) (2 October 2009)
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Ryan: I'm aware of how all this sounds and can well imagine the judgments you're forming, but if I'm really to explain this to you then I have no choice but to be... candid.
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Ryan: Yes, it was a pickup. Plain and simple. And she was what one might call a granola cruncher. A hippy. And she was straight out of Central casting: the sandals, flamboyantly long hair, financial support from parents she reviled, and some professed membership in an apostrophe-heavy Eastern religion that I defy anyone to ...
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19 March 2010 | by (Kingsport, TN) – See all my reviews

This movie was universally panned on just about every site on the internet. Sometimes it works, most often it doesn't. Perhaps it's the films pretentiousness. Or the flippant direction by John Krasinski. I agree with the critics on this one. Although it's not a disaster, it is an incoherent mishmash of interviews, interspersed with various dramatic and comic moments that amounts to a lot of nothing. Not once did I care about any of the characters, except perhaps Julianne Nicholson, who really is about the only ray of sunshine in this film. It's pointless and even though it is only 80 minutes long, it gets tiring after only 20 minutes.


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