Vince prepares to film in Italy. Eric's luncheon date with Sloan doesn't go as planned. Drama considers leaving the business, and Turtle tries to win back Jamie-Lynn Sigler. Ari and his wife debate ...
Johnny and Turtle get a gold watch, paid by Vince from his Aquaman bundle, to welcome Saigon to Turtle's company; however they see Mandy with her ex-steady date Chris, so they make cellphone pictures...
It's Aquaman's opening day. Initial box office projections, already "Titanic"-sized, get even higher after the East Coast numbers stream in, giving everyone hope that the film has a chance to pass "...
In this sitcom, the suddenly risen film star Vince Chase, a 'jeune premier' of humble origins, learns the ropes of the business and the high-profile world of the wealthy happy few in and around Hollywood, but not alone: he brings from his native New York his atypical 'entourage (hence the title), not glitterati or professionals but a close circle of friends since childhood, and his professional agent finds they often make his job harder as the Queens boys not only sponge on the star but also have his ear, so Vince is much harder to counsel. Vince chooses his friend from home Eric as his manager, and LA professional Ari Gold as his agent. Over the course of the Series, they progress from kids from Queens, to actors, to producers and chase the funding and support to try to make the perfect movie for Vincent.Written by
Entourage is about up-and-coming actor Vince Chase (Adrian Grenier) and the people he pays to follow him around the dirty business world of Hollywood (Eric, his best friend/ manager; Ari, his hot-tempered agent; Jonny Drama, his brother, and for some reason also a hanger-on; and Turtle, whose main role seems to be making remarks that would get you kicked out of class in high school).
Honestly, I don't understand the buzz going on with this show. It claims to take a realistic view of the Hollywood lifestyle, but the humor mainly centres around hot chicks, money, and how money can buy hot chicks. Yet this show challenges nothing about male sexuality (comparisons to Sex & the City are basically stupid). "Every woman has a price" seems to be the name of the game, and wow, is that ever flattering for female viewers. Men may as well just watch porn, because anyone who's looking for that kind of entertainment probably isn't in it for the two exceptions that make this show worth pausing for - Ari, Vince's agent, and Eric, his manager, both of whom are played intelligently.
Make no mistake. That means that this show would be good if stripped of all other elements: Adrian Grenier's lazy, unconvincing superstar in Vince is grating, Kevin Dillon plays himself as Jonny Drama (and it is sad, not funny, because he does so without recognizing it, for the most part), and perverts have been more successfully funny on teen dream show Veronica Mars than they are with Turtle, who makes me shudder every time he comes on screen.
Let's put it this way: This show is how Marky Mark wishes his life in Hollywood was like. Does that sound like something worth wasting even half an hour on? Not so much.
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