Matt Mulhern stars as an out of work sit-com actor visiting his empty childhood home on the Jersey shore while struggling to make sense of the loss of his father, his past, and, for one funny and heartbreaking week, himself.
Australian Diana Spencer wins a competition in a women's magazine, and as a prize gets a trip for two to London, where she wants to meet her idol and namesake, Princess Diana. She goes ... See full summary »
1973 Sydney: An Australian gangster sees booming business, due to U.S. soldiers being in town for relaxing between their tours to the Vietnam war, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their East Coast competitors.
FBI director Jack Devine always sets up his brother Joe as undercover to trick mobsters. His latest cover is as movie producer Joe Diamond, to get Tommy Sanz for Teamster racketeering. His cover requires a script - the one movie theater manager Steven Schats and his brother Marshall 'Paris' wrote, supposedly a cancer biopic. So Steven is hired as director, his greatest dream, even if producing an Arizona desert drama on Rhode Island is far from ideal. When a former Oscar nominee volunteers to star, the cover gets out of hand till everyone believes in it, even the FBI brass- or not?Written by
The play Matthew Broderick's character references, "Your Arms Too Short to Box with Moses" is an obvious tongue-in-cheek reference to the hit Broadway musical, "Your Arms Too Short to Box with God." See more »
While Emily French is in the restaurant she is smoking a cigarette. She puts it out to pee in a cup. After she finishes, her cigarette is back intact and she takes a drag of it. See more »
What are you gonna do to me?
Ed Rossi, Jr.:
Movie starts in three minutes. If you don't tell us where the money is, we're gonna cut your fingers off during the opening credits.
Titles. Credits come at the end of the movies. Titles come first.
Ed Rossi, Jr.:
Fine. Titles. We're gonna cut 'em off during the fuckin' titles.
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In the middle of the closing credits, a scene with Steven is shown where he has a new girlfriend, a deaf one this time to tackle the "barking dog" problem. See more »
This was funnier than we thought it would be, we really enjoyed it. It's no Matrix or Shawshank but it's not supposed to be. As far as comedies go, it was creatively warm and mostly...entertaining throughout! (which is hard these days to find in most films)
Everyone did a good job with some good chemistry. Broderick was perfect for this role and I'm finding Alec Baldwin, (personal opinions aside), is becoming an actor I really appreciate in these types of roles so good for him. So, if it looks the 'least' bit interesting to you, then go and see it, I bet you'll enjoy it. Support a good lil film that has much more to offer you then most of the packaged crap out there.
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