Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles

A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!

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"Dinner for Schmucks"

Review Summary: Ann thought that the characters in this movie were unrealistic and unfunny. Les did find some scenes to be funny, although the actual dinner party was not one of them.

Plot: A rising executive receives an invitation to his boss's monthly event, a "dinner for idiots," and he finds the perfect guest to bring, since there are advantages to being the exec who brings the biggest buffoon. Runtime 114 minutes.

Director: Jay Roach

Writer: David Guion

Starring: Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, and Stephanie Szostak

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