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Well, there are so many movies out there you can so easily do without.
That however doesn't mean that some of them are still being some good
and fun ones to watch, of which this movie is a perfect example!
Most people will probably never see this movie, also mostly because
this movie is being a low-key and independent production. But really,
that doesn't mean that this movie isn't worth checking out. It's
nothing to run out for but I see this as a perfect movie to watch on a
rainy afternoon or as a way to kill some time with. It's well made,
occasionally funny but above all things it's being a very light movie
to watch, making this movie easy to digest and simply pleasant to
watch, despite of some of its main dramatic themes.
That's probably the reason why I enjoyed watching this movie; it never
gets an heavy or too serious one. It manages to find a pleasant balance
between its drama and comedy elements, by mostly inserting comedic
ingredients and oddball characters.
The setup of the movie is very simple, when things slowly are spiraling
down for a young piano student, played by Jesse Eisenberg. He gets in
more and more trouble with his family when simply trying to take his
mother to a rehab clinic. It's fun to watch the situations he gets in,
as he meets more and more people along his way.
It's really a movie that is mostly being carried by its characters and
the actors who are portraying them. It might seem like an odd choice
for Oscar nominated and winning actors such as Jesse Eisenberg and
Melissa Leo to be in this little film but I can definitely see why they
wanted to be in it. It's simply being a true actor's movie, in which
they are truly able to shine, without having the pressure of a big
budget and high expectations and Hollywood producers constantly
breathing down their necks.
I'm only taking off a point on its rating because of its sudden ending.
Things didn't really felt wrapped up, at least not to me it didn't. The
ending pretty much came out of the blue and I wish they did something
more with it.
Not a must-see in any way but it's simply a movie to have some good
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