George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
Meet the Borgens. William Borgens is an acclaimed author who hasn't written a word since his ex-wife Erica left him 3 years ago for another man. In between spying on Erica and casual romps with his married neighbour Tricia, Bill is dealing with the complexities of raising his teenage children Samantha and Rusty. Samantha is publishing her first novel and is determined to avoid love at all costs - after all she's seen what it has done to her parents. In between hook ups, she meets "nice guy" Lou who will stop at nothing to win her over. Rusty, is an aspiring fantasy writer and Stephen King aficionado, who is on a quest to gain 'life experiences'. He falls for the beautiful, but troubled Kate and gets his first taste of love and a broken heart. A tale of family, love (lost and found), and how endings can make new beginnings. There are no rewrites in life, only second chances. Written by
Becker Film Group
Dear me if I hear "authentic" one more time someone will have to die
Because if this is anything it's a fantasy by writers about writers for people who think they want to be writers. Everyone is brilliant I insightful charming warm caring and infinitely forgiving of the people who screw them over the hardest. They even tend to the sick and have hot chocolate with the black maid. Except for the Lilly Collins character. She's a narcissistic bully trying to be Diablo Cody age 20 going on 55 trying to be 17. Everyone totally gets and loves everyone. Girls will sleep with you before the first date. Anyone under the age of 25 instantly knows every social and pop reference including all literature for the past half century. And I don't know what smartphones they have but they sound better than my home theater. Ms. Bell steals the show with her smart funny role but her character is sadly not realistic with the nearly 20 year difference of her "buddy". Kinnear plays to type: depressed. Ms Connelly also plays to type; angry needy clingy yet bossy and passive aggressive. But the takeaway is that if you want to be a published novelist with your first and only book all you need is to be smart and sassy.
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