Man About Town
Man About Town (2006)

Top Hollywood talent agent Jack Giamoro seems to have it all: a successful career, money, a beautiful wife. But, he still feels like something is missing, and so he takes a journal writing class to explore his feelings. But when Jack learns… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 7, 2006
DVD Release Date: February 13, 2007
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Cornelius

Man About Town is frustratingly manic in its tone... the unevenness wears too thin too quickly.

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Christopher Null

has enough of a sense of humor to overcome the Affleck-induced malaise that you might otherwise be expecting

Clint Morris

Affleck's best performance since Good Will Hunting

Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

Binder's made some really fine movies and some curiously weak ones; my opinion is that this one falls firmly in the latter group.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Binder's reliance on increasingly melodramatic elements effectively negates the film's few positive attributes...

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Urban Cinefile

Like writer director Mike Binder's previous film, The Upside of Anger, there is bite in this comedy as it looks at relationships, inner-demons and resolutions.

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Brian Orndorf

How dense is Binder? He uses an acoustic version of Our Lips Are Sealed to underscore a tender moment Jack recalls from his childhood. Because nothing says 1976 quite like an iconic song from 1981.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

O desfecho, em sua ânsia de amarrar a narrativa com uma mensagenzinha engrandecedora, soa falso e não faz jus ao restante do filme, que utiliza muito bem o humor para desenvolver personagens quase sempre interessantes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 29% Flixster User Reviews
Brendan Nicholls
rubbish filmmaker and another reason why Affleck suffered at the box office once upon a time. the film is boring and genuinely not funny. don't waste your… More
John Me
It is ok to check it if there is nothing else to watch but it is a movie that I would not recomment. It has some positive dialogues and some funny situation.
William Goss
Rather inert both comedically and dramatically. Affleck tries.
Chosen 718
Good film, great writing and acting.
Jason Reneau
One of the best performances in recent memory from Ben Affleck. The movie is all over the place as far as the plot goes, just a lot of stuff going on in this… More