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by Greg Muskewitz

"Low standards."
1 stars

Self-imposed quirky fantasy concerning Elijah Wood as a college drop out trying to make it on his own as a writer and residing in a funky apartment building with equally funky residents.

However, Wood’s writings consist of wet dream fantasies in the form of letters to his MIA father (it’s a scary thing when his co-habitants consider “ambition,” “passion,” and “inspiration” to be big words, and must speak volumes about his writing), whom he tries to get info about during long distance calls with his drunken Texan mother. Romances bud in the meantime, though any action, especially anything out of the ordinary, tend to build up an immunity as far as viewer belief goes; even once the fantasy segments fade away, there is the lingering question—a stifling one—of how much is actually reality. To impose that upon the viewer, and not within the context of keeping them on their toes, is an awfully big demand for something so inconsequential. The perky, bouncy, hollow sound of the score doesn’t assist in the grounding of realism. With Franka Potente, Mandy Moore, Elizabeth Perkins, and Deborah Harry.

[Not to be bothered with.]

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originally posted: 10/17/03 22:19:26
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User Comments

6/13/11 Josie Cotton is a goddess Quirky, colorful and fun. 4 stars
8/22/06 Anastasia Beaverhausen Not bad, I've seen worse 4 stars
10/12/04 Laura I think Elijah does a great job in all his films!!! 5 stars
8/11/04 Camille Henderson It's cute and touching with funny moments that make you smile 4 stars
7/02/04 toni I thought it was pretty good. It had an awesome story line. 4 stars
5/26/04 Gretchen Ross deliberately eccentric and exagerrated; it's lighthearted fun 5 stars
3/17/04 Alyssa Well Elijsh was great and Mandy was too.A bit confusing but I liked it 5 stars
3/16/04 Marie Barnes I really liked it, its not my fav, but has alot of potential 4 stars
2/10/04 Maggie Awesome Movie! Elijah is HOT! 5 stars
12/25/03 Raquel Elijah Wood's makeout scene with Deborah Harry was hilarious! 5 stars
11/08/03 Cassie Slightly cheesy but overall good. It makes you want to see what happens. 4 stars
9/19/03 Corky Has its moments. but too odd to be completely diverting. 3 stars
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