Supporting Characters (2013)
Average Rating: 6.4/10
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Average Rating: 6.2/10
Critic Reviews: 5
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Best friends Nick (Alex Karpovsky, "Girls") and Darryl (co-writer Tarik Lowe) are a New York film editing duo hired to salvage a botched comedy from a manic director (Kevin Corrigan, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS) gone AWOL. But what starts as a simple job quickly sends their relationships-with their significant others and each other-reeling. Amidst trouble with his fiancée (Sophia Takal, V/H/S), Nick finds himself falling for the film's flirtatious ingénue (Arielle Kebbel, "90210"); Darryl, meanwhile,
Jan 25, 2013 Limited
Independent Pictures - Official Site
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Offers a few laughs, all served up on eyeball-gougingly ugly digital video.
This well-acted film captures a generational and occupational sliver of New York life that rings true.
Schechter made the whole thing for about $50,000, without any A-list names. And yet it's sharper and more entertaining than most of the movies to come out this month at 10 times the budget - or well beyond.
In its sharply etched sketches of personal and professional frissons, Supporting Characters belies the modesty of both its lo-fi setup and its self-effacing title.
Supporting Characters tends to meander pleasantly from scene to scene, relying on the testy rapport between its two lead actors.
- Nick Berger: I emailed all of this to you...
- Alexa: [pause] Yeah I didn't get it...
- Nick Berger: We compliment each other.
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