The Last Big Thing (1996)



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Simon Geist thinks he's found his niche when he interviews young musicians, actors, and models for his magazine The Next Big Thing. The magazine actually makes fun of these stars and propels Simon to think that he is an important figure, making him an easy target for con artists.

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Dan Zukovic
as Simon Geist
Susan Heimbeinder
as Darla Hames
Mark Ruffalo
as Brent Benedict
Yul Vázquez
as 1st Interviewer
Thomas Prisco
as 2nd Interviewer
Louis Mustillo
as Video Producer
Steven Kay
as Video D.P.
Blaine Capatch
as Band Leader
Mitch Mayer
as Band Member
Will Huston
as Band Member
as Band Member
Dr. Carl Lamb
as Bennett Hames
Maria Von Hartz
as Woman in Video Store
Ron Zwang
as Man in Video Store
Mitch Seyfer
as Neighbor Watering Lawn
Rick Askew
as Man in Parking Lot
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The two of them are strangely resilient, and so is the film, a gem from an era of manufactured cult items.

Nov 29, 2018 | Full Review…

Painfully unhip vanity project, with pretensions to being a scathingly satirical look at the contemporary culture of empty celebrity.

Jan 22, 2002 | Full Review…

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