What can I say about this movie?
Not so here. Then there's the tedious CW-network-drama tendency they all have to lecture one another about life, when none of them, ostensibly, has yet seen his or her thirtieth birthday. There's no "there" there.
And Michael Weston is a terrific young actor, as evidenced by his chilling portrayal of a sociopath on "Six Feet Under. Was this review helpful to you?
But why doesn't a doctoral student in philosophy have at least a few more intelligent friends? At least Alan Ball hands his actors truly meaty roles, complex characters an audience can care about. I don't know.
Yes, she's pretty, and vivacious, and she has large breasts, but she's also dishonest, somewhat manipulative, and emotionally repressed. Not a single connection between characters comes across as anything but superficial or utilitarian; the small, occasional hiccups of emotion are inconsequential, and the momentary injection of "philosophy" the subject of Weston's character's doctoral thesis goes no deeper than high school Philosophy Maybe when you're a guy in your twenties, all that matters is that a girl be pretty and vivacious and have large breasts.
It's hard to care about the conflicts and life dilemmas of these listless twentysomethings when we're given so little to work with. I gave it three stars for the able acting of Weston and the well-shot footage of some of Denver's local color. Spence Decker's narcissistic band-frontman swaggers through the film lookking like Edward Burns redux, but this is no "Brothers McMullen.
Other things don't make sense to me: why does Peter Weston love Elizabeth?