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Skills Like This (2007)

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Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their ... See full summary »

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Uncle Morris
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Rosa
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Cousin Jeramiah
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Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that larceny might be his best skill. Written by Monty Miranda

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Everybody Wants to be Somebody

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Talento gia megala kolpa  »

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$9,413 (USA) (20 March 2009)

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$62,408 (USA) (12 June 2009)
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All the crime scenes were shot with Film cameras while the rest of the movie was shot with HD cameras. See more »

Quotes

Lucy: How long have you been writing poetry?
Uncle Morris: I don't know... on and off throughout my entire life. Some of us have poetry in us. Wolf Blitzer said that.
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Pay Day
Written by Issac Himmelman & Peter Himmelman
Performed by Issac Himmelman
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Best movie I've seen this year
24 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found this film to be fun and engaging from beginning to end. The secret formula: interesting characters that push along the plot in unexpected directions. No amount of special effects or brilliant cinematography can beat the unique combination of honesty and criminal behavior find in the "Max" character. The supporting characters are strong as well. Max's friends Tommy and Dave balance their trio nicely, providing distinct points of view on what motivates them, why they do what they do. The film uses these three to reflect on what makes a life meaningful. With snappy editing that never feels overwrought, but keeps the story moving, I never got bored.


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