Three young men go rob a man and two of the robbers get shot and the third robber shoots the man dead. The one guy left standing assumes his 2 buddies are dead, grabs the money and leaves. ... See full summary »
Al McCord is hanging out at his favourite restaurant when he meets an attractive young woman (Ellie) who is looking for a ride from the city out into the Mojave Desert, where her mother ... See full summary »
Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in Los Angeles. Paul produces Hannah's television cooking show, and they must move beyond gentle barbs when she wants to know about an affair of his years ago. Mark is dying of A.I.D.S., and his mother comes to his bedside: they must speak truthfully. Men have scalded Meredith, so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into her orbit: why is he reluctant? An adulterous couple meets at hotels for evening sex, but she is unwilling for the relationship to grow. Hugh tells tall tales, usually tragic, to women in bars. By the week's end, their parallel stories converge.Written by
This was the final movie to receive the "Two Thumbs Down" from critics Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel. See more »
Throughout the entire movie, whenever there is a scene (and there are many) involving martinis, between shots the olives and level of vodka in the glass change. This happens many time when a character either eats an olive or is about to eat one, it will re-appear in the glass seconds later. Also - many times where the character is starting to say something, and the view is changed to be from their point of view and their lips are no longer moving. See more »
This is a hell of a way for you to find out.
Find out what?
Well, that I'm gay for one thing... come on, you never suspected?
You were always so good at sports.
So what's the other thing?
What other thing?
You said "that I'm gay for one thing" so what's the other thing?
That I'm dying.
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The opening scenes introducing the major characters list their character names with subtitles, but not the actors/actresses who are portraying them. See more »
Trailer includes scenes of sexual encounter between Anthony Edwards and Madeline Stowe. See more »
This movie is a telling of 5 individual stories about 5 different couples that seem to have no link at first but come together at the end. I found that 2 of the 5 stories were actually watchable. The other 3 went out on vacation and never came back.
Tried to be too real but couldn't shake its fairy-tale feel. Anjelina Jolie was the most memorable as the annoying girl that grows on you and Gillian Anderson was interesting as Dana Scully with a different name, dark hair and a new love interest.
If you MUST watch this because of the marquee names, save your 8 bucks and rent it. Better yet, wait for cable.
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