Alex, Emily, and their son, RJ, are new to Los Angeles. A chance meeting at the park introduces them to the mysterious Kurt, Charlotte, and Max. A family "playdate" becomes increasingly interesting as the night goes on.
Alice suffers from borderline personality disorder, but she has what she needs in life. She has an apartment, she has a best friend, and she has tapes of every Oprah Winfrey show. And now, after winning the lottery, she also has 83 million dollars. What she doesn't have is an outlet for the whole world to know who she really is. The TV station cut her off when she tried turning her lottery announcement into a frank discussion of her sexual experiences, but with her money in hand, she's off to LA to convince two struggling TV producer brothers to produce her own TV show. Whatever it costs, she's going to do it. From swan entrances to dog neutering, she is going to introduce the world to Alice. But is the world ready for Alice?Written by
Where Is My Mind
Written by Frank Black (as Charles Thompson)
Published by Songs Of Universal, Inc.
on behalf of Rice And Beans Music
Performed by Michael Baiardi for Rockabye Baby!
Courtesy of Rockabye Baby Music / CMH Label Group
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Kristen Wiig is interesting to watch as she is the master of inappropriate behavior done hilariously. Since her character has a debilitating mental illness, that behavior is like watching a slow train wreck unfold as the lottery winnings add fuel to her peculiar fire. The movie peaks in the moment when the Wiig character starts filming her wacky show but doesn't really go anywhere after that. The story stays in low simmer throughout, neither too funny nor too dramatic. I would have liked it to commit to comedy, in the spirit of What About Bob with Bill Murray. Wiig has that same talent but it's not really used to the max here.
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