On the last night of the fiscal quarter, Dennis, Shenanigan's manager, will be promoted to district manager if they have a $9000 day. To motivate the crew, he tells them the restaurant will...
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On the last night of the fiscal quarter, Dennis, Shenanigan's manager, will be promoted to district manager if they have a $9000 day. To motivate the crew, he tells them the restaurant will close if they don't meet this goal. His competition is next door: Ta-Ta's, a bar with scantily clad waitresses, managed by the newly self-confident Calvin. At Ta-Ta's, it's Allison's first day; she's nervous. At Shenanigan's, Mason, a cook, is trying his best to be cool, without success. As the shift wears on, each employee faces his worst fears, and Dennis tries to learn how to attract women. Next door, Calvin and Allison make self discoveries. It all ends at the post-shift party.Written by
Despite making a cameo appearance, Justin Long expressed his dislike of the film to critic Peter Travers. See more »
In a scene Andy Milonakis' character Nick can be seen in the background of shot cleaning tables, without braids in his hair. In the next scene Nick has the braids in his hair and then decides to take them out. See more »
Inside the recent avalanche of comedies targeted to the young adults spectators (at the style of,for example,director and producer Judd Apatow's and actor Will Ferrell's works),one of my favourite ones was Waiting.Strictly speaking,the film was far from being great; its story was almost non-existent,its direction lacked of any style or vision,and it had also had poor cinematography and weak edition.However,in spite of all that fails,I had enjoyed that movie pretty much because of its cynical and irreverent sense of humor and because of its picturesque characters,who were perfectly balanced between reality and parody; in other words, they were over the top,but they had never lost their humanity.Now,4 years later,the sequel of that film,called Still Waiting...,is released straight-to-DVD and it is obvious it tried to equal the chemistry between the cast and the humor from the screenplay of the first movie.However,this sequels falls short on every level,at the same time,it is an unnecessary and boring sequel.Besides,when the initial credits are the best moment from a movie,we are in serious trouble.Various members from the cast of the first movie refused to participate in here.I missed Ryan Reynolds and Anna Faris on this movie.Justin Long and Chi McBride make brief appearances,but their presence feel very forced.I think the best members from the cast on this movie are Andy Milonakis,Alanna Ubach and Luis Guzmán.On the main character,John Michael Higgins feels a little bit bland.He is one of those actors who have familiar faces,but they are not too well known (I think his most famous work was on the atrocious TV series Kath and Kim,and,besides of that,I have seen him on movies like The Break-Up and Yes Man).However,although his performance on this movie is a little bit weak,I do not think it was his fault,but the screenplay's,because his character was simply not well written.Still Waiting... is a poor and boring sequel to a very enjoyable film.I think I did not laugh more than two or three occasions on this movie and that means there is something wrong with the screenplay.The initial and final credits result entertaining,but the rest of the movie unfortunately do not.Skip Still Waiting...,and try to see Waiting instead.
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