In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man: naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center.
Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
The story of Eli Smith (Jesse Eisenberg), a piano prodigy, dealing with his troubled mother, Penny (Melissa Leo), and enlisting help from a hapless drug dealer, Sprinkles (Tracy Morgan), on the day he has an audition for a prestigious music program. Events spiral comically out of control as this gang of misfits faces the mistakes of the past, the challenges of the future, and the possibilities of love. Written by
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Why Stop Now!! Because it's not funny, entertaining and, there are better things to waste your time on
I have to say that after watching this movie I was shocked to see Jesse, whom I would like to believe has a well-endowed acting talent and now a career, would do this kind of script, again. I mean, if anyone, has seen 30 minutes or less, both the movies are similar in more ways than one. A normal guy who is pulled into criminal frenzy, tries to cope up but always finds time to tell the girl that he loves her. I mean in both films, the progress and character development goes just at the same pace, but 30 minutes was way too fun with proper script and punch lines. Because it's funny the first time, but unappealing, rather painful the second time.
The story has a happy ending running on a straight line with high predictability. The acting of Melissa Leo, Jesse and Tracy actually salvaged the film from shrinking to the bottom of IMDb ranking database.
My verdict, if you've seen the trailer, then that's it. It's the whole movie, nothing new is going to happen in 1 hour, 25 minutes.
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