Sour Grapes
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Sitcom veteran Larry David, the co-creator of TV's Seinfeld, made his big-screen directorial debut with this clever comedy featuring distinct Seinfeld overtones. Sour Grapes was released April 17, 1998, only four weeks prior to the last Seinfeld episode. Selma Maxwell (Viola Harris) is the adoring mother of boyish, fun-loving shoe designer Richie (Craig Bierko), who would like to see his more-mature cousin Evan (Steven Weber), a respected neurologist, enjoy himself more. So the two head for Atlantic City for a gambling weekend. They lose heavily at the tables and soon are down to pocket… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 23%

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"I can't easily remember a film I've enjoyed less."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"There isn't really a big laugh in the bunch, but the comedy does manage to keep its balance, barely, thanks to an efficient pace and light disposition."
‑ David Luty, Film Journal International
"Larry David is a genius...what was he thinking?"
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"It has a few moments"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
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