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I liked this movie much more than I thought I would.
Originally I went to see this movie because I like Jean Smart and have missed seeing her on film or on the small screen -- "Designing Women" just doesn't do it anymore.
Even though her role is not pivotal to the story line she is still great to watch.
Chris Elliot essentially reprises his role from "There's Something About Mary" as a "cosmetically impaired" misfit. While not being a great fan of Mr. Elliot he did fit this particular character perfectly.
There is a very nice ending to the movie -- predictable as it may be -- but with a very pleasant twist that is a welcome change from the usual.
Iggy Pop as a skating rink DJ that only plays romantic ballads is a great bit of casting genius -- he is so believable that you wonder if being a DJ at an ice skating rink may have been his dream job when he was younger -- he certainly has the perfect velvety tones for it.
There are few laugh-out-loud jokes here -- but there is a lot of clever writing, good acting and great characters which is what really makes a movie enjoyable after all, isn't it?
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