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Going Down In La-la Land (2012)

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Average Rating: 3.5/10
Critic Reviews: 5
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Young, handsome, and ambitious, Adam arrives from New York with dreams of making it big in L.A. He moves in with his zany best friend Candy who, between auditions, spends her time at the gym, shopping, or looking for a wealthy man. Adam gets off to a rocky start, complete with parking tickets and an insufferable job answering phones. A new job in production looks promising, but soon Adam finds himself dealing with down-and-out directors, washed up starlets, and meth addicts, as he starts to

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Romance, Comedy, Drama

Casper Andreas, Andy Zeffer

Aug 28, 2013

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It's...familiar plotting and by-the-numbers characterization that sinks this earnest, gay-contoured take on the evergreen making-it-big melodrama.

May 18, 2012 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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A young acting hopeful finds that things are tough in Tinseltown in this not exactly revelatory gay-themed drama.

April 19, 2012 Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter
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"Going Down" falls well short of compelling, either as a coming-of-age film, a satire or a romance.

April 19, 2012 Full Review Source: New York Times | Comment (1)
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A lo-fi feature blend of True West Hollywood Story and a gay fairy tale.

April 17, 2012 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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A creditable if familiar portrait of one aspiring-actor newbie's disillusioning wade into the rough waters of Hollywood.

December 21, 2011 Full Review Source: Variety
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Going Down doesn't stray far from the Hollywood Cautionary Tale formula - but credit for making a downward spiral feel as gritty as a mid-afternoon trip to Pinkberry.

April 20, 2012 Full Review Source: AfterElton.com
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A young Hollywood hopeful resorts to porn, and his lowered expectations match yours as you trudge through this latest gay--but really grim--offering by tireless auteur Casper Andreas.

April 19, 2012 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

The film can feel both refreshingly honest and embarrassingly Lifetime movie-like.

April 18, 2012 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
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