EVERYTHING ABOUT A MOVIE?
|MADE FOR EACH OTHER (director: Daryl Bob Goldberg; screenwriter: Eric Lord; cinematographer: William M. Miller; editor: Daryl Bob Goldberg; music: Ryan Shore; cast: Christopher Masterson (Dan), Catherine (Lauren German), Samm Levine (Mike), Bijou Phillips (Marcy), Michael Lee Gogin (Mr. Fleckenshecker), Danny Masterson (Morris), Patrick Warburton (Mack Mackenzie), George Segal (Dan's Dad), Lesley Hendrix (Dan's Mom); Runtime: 105; MPAA Rating: NR; producers: Carol & Christopher Masterston/Andrew van den Houten; IFC Films; 2009)|
and pathetic low-budget sex-comedy."
by Dennis Schwartz
Bob Goldberg ("Unholy") directs this unfunny
and pathetic low-budget sex-comedy. Eric Lord wrote
the moronic screenplay.
vile sitcom is about the ordeal of three months of no
sex for newlyweds Marcy (Bijou Phillips) and Dan (Christopher Masterson). Marcy had a vaginal
piercing and developed an infection, which is reason
for the abstinence. Dan suffers from public
humiliation, as he somehow (not revealed in the story)
told everyone he knows about this. In his business
office, Dan's aggressive sister-in-law boss
Catherine (Lauren German) seduces him and he feels
guilty he cheated on his wife. Dan, to assuage his
guilt-feelings, teams up with his three buddies (Samm Levine, Danny
Masterson, and Kyle Howard)
and they scheme to get Marcy to commit an infidelity
with egotistical actor Mack (Patrick Warburton). At the last minute Dan
realizes he can't go through with the nutty scheme and
tries to stop it. The crude film was as obnoxious as
its premise, and seemed worse when it couldn't
generate enough laughs to justify its
REVIEWED ON 5/22/2013 GRADE: C-
Dennis Schwartz: "Ozus' World Movie Reviews"
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