What Planet Are You From?
First screened in February 2011
Director: Mike Nichols. Cast: Garry Shandling, Annette Bening, John Goodman, Greg Kinnear, Ben Kingsley, Judy Greer, Judy Greer, Linda Fiorentino, Richard Jenkins, Harmony Smith, Danny Zorn, Camryn Manheim, Caroline Aaron, Nora Dunn, Cricky Long, Ann Cusack, Jane Lynch, Richard Minchenberg. Screenplay: Garry Shandling and Michael Leeson. Twitter Capsule:
It's funnier than I'd guessed. And Bening contributes a delicious performance. But a lot is off-putting.
Better than the no-fun zone I anticipated but awfully negligible for Nichols. If this was meant to expand Shandling's audience it's a crazy miscalculation.