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What Happened Was... Review


Extraordinary
The first date is not a coming of age ritual. It is not a step in a relationship. It is not a beginning. It is a period of immense awkwardness and trepidation that, no matter what excuse one makes to work around the first date atmosphere, will still exist. However, in case you decide you wish to volley for the worst first date award (which is tantamount to the Old Woman claiming the worst life in Candide), you should first pick up the film What Happened Was...

What Happened Was... a film directed, written by, and starring Tom Noonan, and dedicated to his wife. Having watched the film, I now wonder if he and his wife have suffered a divorce as a result or if they simply had something close to the complete nightmare of a first date illustrated in the film.

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Sour Grapes Review


OK
Maligned and underrated, Sour Grapes is the feature debut of Larry David, one of the masterminds of Seinfeld. You definitely get that Seinfeld vibe here, but sadly, Weber and Bierko are no Seinfeld and Richards. A decent laugh.
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