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The Comedy (2012)

 -  Drama  -  21 January 2012 (USA)
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Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity and irreverence.

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Ben
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Bobby
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Richard Swift ...
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Angus Hepburn ...
Weathy man
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Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity and irreverence.

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$6,000 (USA) (9 November 2012)

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$6,000 (USA) (9 November 2012)
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The script was a treatment by Rick Alverson and his co-writers, with the cast improvising in their scenes. See more »

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Swanson: [affecting a demonic voice, in a church] You are the de-you are in the demon's house.
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I registered just to review this, I want the time I wasted refunded to my lifespan.
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The Comedy.

Not "ha ha" funny, more "douchebag going around the city engaging in douchebaggery" funny.

This movie is as if J. D. Salinger collaborated with Uwe Boll to make a film adaptation of "Catcher In The Rye". It just does NOT work.

We see a guy and his bosom buddies frittering away day after day of their inconsequential lives. I found no appeal whatsoever in the main character, who is basically one of society's parasites, the kind of person who chugs a beer and chomps chicken wings and popcorn for dinner and doesn't contribute to society in any meaningful way. Once the character dies, the high point of his existence will have been to fertilize whatever tree his ashes land at the base of.

Don't waste money seeing this. Don't download this. Even the soft-core porn "Flesh Gordon" is an epic compared to this garbage.


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