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The Extra Man (2010)

The Extra Man
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Paul Dano Paul Dano
Louis Ives
Marian Seldes Marian Seldes
Vivian Cudlip
Celia Weston Celia Weston
Meredith Lagerfeld
Patti D Patti D'Arbanville
Katherine Hart
John C. Reilly John C. Reilly
Gershon Gruen
Dan Hedaya Dan Hedaya
Aresh
Kevin Kline Kevin Kline
Henry Harrison
Jason Butler Harner Jason Butler Harner
Otto Bellman


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Robert Pulcini Robert Pulcini
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Jonathan Ames Jonathan Ames
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An average movie

7 months, 2 weeks ago at Jan 4 9:16
For many years, I kept hearing from 2 of my favorites Listal members (the giraffe and Xanadon’t) that this movie was some kind of cult-classic so I was really eager to watch the damned thing. Furthermore, I really loved ‘American Splendor’ which was Shari Springer Berman’s  and Robert Pulcini’s directing debut so I had some high hopes. Well, to be honest, even though this movie was not ... read more
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Description: A sophisticated and moving comedy from Bob Pulchini and Shari Springer-Berman, the Academy Award nominated writer/directors of American Splendor, THE EXTRA MAN follows Louis Ives (Paul Dano), a lonely dreamer who fancies himself the hero of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. When a deeply embarrassing incident forces him to leave his job at an exclusive Princeton prep school, Louis heads to New York City to make a fresh start. He quickly finds a nine-to-five job at an environmental magazine, where he encounters an entrancing, green-obsessed co-worker Mary (Katie Holmes). But it's Louis' new home life that really sparks his imaginatio ... (more)
Release date: 27 January 2011
Tags: (1), Prostitution (1), Friendship (1), Katie Holmes (1), Comedy (1)
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johanlefourbe posted a review 7 months, 2 weeks ago

An average movie

“For many years, I kept hearing from 2 of my favorites Listal members (the giraffe and Xanadon’t) that this movie was some kind of cult-classic so I was really eager to watch the damned thing. Furthermore, I really loved ‘American Splendor’ which was Shari Springer Berman’s  and Robert Pulcini’s directing debut so I had some high hopes. Well, to be honest, even though this movie was not bad at all, I can’t say I was really blown away though. I mean, the relationship between Paul Dano’s and Kevin Kline’s characters really had some potential and the damned thing was sometimes actually quite hilarious but I’m afraid they pushed the quirkiness way too far and it made it for me rather difficult to really care for these characters. For example, was it really a good idea to make” read more

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