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Tripping Forward (2009)

R | | Comedy | 26 April 2009 (USA)
Ford Coleman is a struggling actor in Hollywood who fears never achieving fame other then appearing in local TV commercials. After over a year living in L.A., Ford is broke and in danger of... See full summary »

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Marcus Nash
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Gregory Lee ... Tripp
Chris Fogleman ... Ford Coleman
Angela Kinsey ... Jennifer
Chris Chauncey Chris Chauncey ... Wheelchair Guy
August Hartwell August Hartwell ... Kid at 1st Audition
Mark Ilvedson Mark Ilvedson ... Father at 1st Audition
Max Nash Max Nash ... WB Kid
Jeremy Madick Jeremy Madick ... WB Kid's Friend
Eric Peter-Kaiser ... Ari
M.C. Gainey ... Jim Rose - Interviewer
Jennifer Nash ... Makeup Girl
Ezra Buzzington ... Casting Director #1
Amber Benson ... Gwen
Brandy Little ... Soap Actress
Ernie Felts Ernie Felts ... Soap Actor
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Ford Coleman is a struggling actor in Hollywood who fears never achieving fame other then appearing in local TV commercials. After over a year living in L.A., Ford is broke and in danger of being evicted from his apartment. His slacker roommate Tripp, who has given up his music career out of hopelessness, convinces Tripp to become a drug dealer to buy and sell cocaine to supermodels as their extra income, which brings both Ford and Tripp into danger as they venture into the Los Angeles underworld which also puts a risk on Ford's budding romance with Gwen, a struggling actress herself unaware of Ford's secret arrangement with Tripp. Written by Larry B.

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Two down on their luck roommates sell cocaine to supermodels

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R

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 2009 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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You're Not My Queen
Written and Performed by Marcus Brown, Danny Manor, Marcus Nash, H. Scott Salinas
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Not an Eight
12 June 2015 | by arfdawg-1See all my reviews

The Plot.

Ford Coleman is a struggling actor in Hollywood who fears never achieving fame other then appearing in local TV commercials.

After over a year living in L.A., Ford is broke and in danger of being evicted from his apartment.

His slacker roommate Tripp, who has given up his music career out of hopelessness, convinces Tripp to become a drug dealer to buy and sell cocaine to supermodels as their extra income, which brings both Ford and Tripp into danger as they venture into the Los Angeles underworld which also puts a risk on Ford's budding romance with Gwen, a struggling actress herself unaware of Ford's secret arrangement with Tripp.

The ONE review on IMDb (an 8!!!!!) was written by a guy who joined IMDb JUST to write this review! He never reviewed another movie meaning he worked on the film.

So when I put the film on, I was expecting garbage.

It's better than that! Firstly, it's a real movie in that it had a decent budget so it looks good. And they were able to get unknowns who can at least act a bit.

The story is rather predictable and there are a couple of points where it's just too silly.

BUT, it is way better than I thought it would be. Just not an eight by any stretch of the imagination. Midway...just as you are about to lose interest, the hot babes hit the screen.

But it's short lived. And therein lies the problem with this movie. It needed way more T&A to make it palatable.

Once the babes are gone so is the movie. It becomes slow and drawn out.

Too bad.


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