Lillian is a 21-year-old drifter engaged to a philandering loser and locked in her room with a strange man. She lives next to a failed violinist who won't stop playing his instrument. He ... See full summary »
After being released from prison, Billy is set to visit his parents with his wife, whom he does not actually have. This provokes Billy to act out, as he kidnaps a girl and forces her to act as his wife for the visit.
A talented young photographer, who enjoys snapping photos of his satirical, perverted Baltimore neighborhood and his wacky family, gets dragged into a world of pretentious artists from New York City and finds newfound fame.
A 16 year old Louisiana girl moves in with her homosexual half-brother and immediately starts coming on to his sexual partner, finally forcing him into an affair in which she becomes pregnant. The whole affair blows into a scandal exposing her school teacher brother and the true parent of the child is called into question as it is revealed that there have been a series of lovers.Written by
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Christina Ricci is beautiful, talented and charismatic, but even she can't salvage this overrated movie, which dresses itself as something wicked and daring, but turns out to be your typical Hollywood paean to romance and family values. Ricci (who impressed me in 'The Ice Storm' and 'Buffalo 66') spits out the politically incorrect put downs and gay-baiting one liners with great panache, but the problem is that they really aren't all that witty in the first place. Check out writer/director Don Roos' C.V. and it screams "hack". Look past the surface of this movie and it's obvious that his talent is paper thin. Ricci is supported by an odd cast of TV faces, Hal Hartley regular Martin Donovan (who is usually superb but has too much of an under written role here to make any impression), and a truly awful and unconvincing performance by Lyle Lovett. (Don't give up the day job, Lyle!) 'The Opposite Of Sex' is ultimately a shallow and forgettable experience. Don't bother unless you are an obsessive Ricci fan.
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