It's not going to win any Oscars or anything, but I thought it a find effort for all involved, particularly Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti, and Scarlet Johansen! He's ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she's afraid he'll run away if he finds out that she has a kid.But I decided to see it anyway, just out of curiosity.
The film will lag here and there for you, but if you lived this stuff, it should provide a lot of fun.
And it being the late 80s, the safe-sex angle is played up big time, complete with a magazine survey that O' Toole hatches on Short.
But it should be unfamiliar enough to sound new to all but the most dedicated fans.
The remix is by pop genius Nile Rodgers of Chic, who despite today admitting to “mixed feelings” about it, gives it a very bright lick of paint.
See more » When this movie was unceremoniously yanked back in April 2007, right before its initially scheduled release, I thought it must be pretty bad.
I had enjoyed the book, and so was already disappointed.Borrowing a friend's car and apartment, and hiding the fact that he just got canned at work.Short shines during these moments, when a suspicious O' Toole questions him about things that don't seem tied to his character.Annie quickly learns that she has more than her hands full taking care of him.Her busy schedule doesn't give her much spare time.After saving a little boy from being run over in the park, she is quickly employed as a nanny for a rich Upper East Side couple.