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A few dozen would-be artists, writers, and filmmakers spend an evening exchanging ideas (and sometimes phone numbers) at a party in this independent comedy drama. It's Saturday night, and Bobby (E. Jason Liebrecht), an aspiring playwright, arrives at a brownstone in Brooklyn where a party is being thrown. Bobby doesn't really know anyone at the gathering besides Harper (Minerva Scelza), his former girlfriend who would prefer not to see him, but he has his eye on Susan (Nicol Zanzarella), a film editor who is hosting the bash with her roommate, Rose (Erin S. Visslailli). Harper has her… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 38%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"You've probably been to parties like this, even if you wish you hadn't: languid all-nighters filled with vaguely recognizable music and vaguely employed artists."
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
"It's all terribly self-referential."
‑ Jorge Morales, Village Voice
"A wonderful debut feature from critic-turned-filmmaker Matt Zoller Seitz."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"There's nothing especially new or interesting about the guests, the party or the movie."
‑ V.A. Musetto, New York Post
"Watching their petty dramas unfold is remarkably like being a fly on the wall at a get-together that goes on too long but yields a couple of priceless anecdotes that make the experience seem worthwhile -- at least in the retelling."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"The people are mostly attractive, and the acting is credible, but the story goes absolutely nowhere"
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"By the final fade-out, there have been only two or three resolutions, positive or negative, to the erotic and emotional alliances made during the party itself; the rest is mere flirting and self-promotion."
‑ Andrew Sarris, New York Observer
"An intimate, intoxicating chamber piece."
‑ Nick Schager, Slant Magazine
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