A young Hollywood executive becomes the assistant to a big time movie producer who is the worst boss imaginable: abusive, abrasive and cruel. But soon things turn around when the young executive kidnaps his boss and visits all the cruelties back on him.Written by
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In one scene, Buddy Ackerman (Kevin Spacey) tells an employee that he will become a shoe salesmen. Kevin Spacey worked as shoe salesmen before becoming a successful actor See more »
After Buddy calls Guy at his apartment and tells him to go to the office for a phone number, the back of Guy's jacket collar alternates between being straight and twisted between shots. See more »
[Buddy has just chewed Guy out for giving him a packet of Equal when he asked for Sweet 'N' Low]
Fuck! Fuck! That's it, I'm screwed. It's over.
Ah, relax. He always does that. That's his thing. Tomorrow, he'll ask you for an Equal. You can't win. It's a lose-lose situation. The trick is to have everything ready.
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LAST TRAIN TO SATANSVILLE
Written by Adam Franklin, Jimmy Hartridge, Jeremy Hindmarsh
Performed by Swervedriver
Published by EMI-Blackwook Music, Inc. (BMI) / Copyright
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This film just sums up what it is to be a flunky in Hollywood. Buddy Ackerman is your normal high flying film producer, from the sharp suits down to the aggressive approach to anyone below him. Guy is flunky who has the job of dealing with Buddy's every whim, and then there's Dawn Lockard who is stuck in the middle. With an explosive relationship between all of them, the film is set at the home of Buddy. Guy has taken him hostage, and is annoyed that Buddy has fired him. Set with a series of flashbacks starting with an appearance with Benicio Del Toro, it tells the tale of what Guy has had to put up with in working for Buddy and all the hell he was put through to get to the place that he was before being fired over nothing. Very under-rated film and Spacey is amazing. Also applause to go to Frank Whaley for his great conflicting work with Spacey. A+
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