First screened in May 2011
Director: Thomas McCarthy. Cast: Paul Giamatti, Alex Shaffer, Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale, Burt Young, Jeffrey Tambor, Melanie Lynskey, Nina Ariadna,
David W. Thompson, Margo Martindale, Clare Foley, Marcia Haufrecht, Tim Ransom. Screenplay: Thomas McCarthy (based on an original screen story by
Thomas McCarthy and Joe Tiboni). Twitter Capsule:
Actors play so deftly with and against the script beats; they're great to watch, but camera, script feel way too slack.
Among McCarthy's best-reviewed, but the first that suggested innate limitations to me. However involving, and laudably trained on actual middle-class folks, tilts pedestrian.