Between her best friend moving to Brooklyn, pressure to find employment from her pop (Daniel Baldwin), and juggling romances with an aging rocker boyfriend and a yuppie fling - Cloey is ...
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Between her best friend moving to Brooklyn, pressure to find employment from her pop (Daniel Baldwin), and juggling romances with an aging rocker boyfriend and a yuppie fling - Cloey is reluctantly plucked from her party girl reality to deal with her own set of common people dilemmas and accomplishments. Scattered with cameos from musicians like Stephen Malkmus (Pavement), live performances by Glass Candy and Starfucker and a soundtrack featuring all local bands, 'City Baby' documents the youth utopia of Portland Oregon, revolving through the lives of a few sexy, style-conscious kids surviving extreme love affairs and complicated friendships.Written by
It is really hard to like anyone in David Morgan's me generation debut film about absolutely nothing. With all the people dropping dead in Africa and Syria where do people come off making movies as meaningless as this one. The lead female part, played by a Portland model, can't carry a film, and the character of the stupid gay theater manager, played by City Baby producer Timothy Whitcomb, feels like someone dug up from the 1970's trying to be Nathan Lane. The camera work is competent, but it never rises above antenna television. Production design was okay too, but nothing to write home about. I love indie movies and watch a lot of them, but this one felt really out of touch. Honestly, I couldn't tell you what this is about.
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