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Meeting Spencer (2011)

R | | Comedy | 8 April 2011 (USA)
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After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Harris Chappell
... Spencer West
... Wolfie
... Sophia Martinelli
... Larry Lind
... Nikki Ross
... Nancy Diamond
... Didi Ravenal
... David Thiel
... Ricardo
... Man In Bar
... Mr. Copper
... Monte Sobel
Ralph P. Martin ... Bart Liebowitz
... Rose
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After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure after meeting struggling actor Spencer (Jesse Plemons) and his old flame Didi (Melinda McGraw). Written by Anonymous

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The Show Must Go On
Written by Stephen Coates
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Published by Six Degrees Music
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Making fun of show business
26 May 2010 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed seeing this film. Maybe because I know how insane and whimsical the entertainment business can be, but even if you know nothing about Broadway and movie making you can still have plenty of good laughs. I saw the film with a Los Angeles audience that laughed and howled so much that I think I missed some key lines of dialogue. I'll have to get this one on DVD or go see it again to find out what I missed.

Plus Tambor is just right in the lead role and has great timing and pacing.

If you need a movie were things blow up, don't bother, but if you want to have fun and be transported into a world of creative people fighting for their hopes and dreams, then go see this movie.


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