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John Ellison Conlee, Mark Blum, Margo Seibert, Darren Goldstein, Michael Cyril Creighton, Stephen Kunken, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Halley Feiffer, Julie Halston, Julie White, Jessica Hecht, Mary Testa, Mary Beth Peil and Sarah Steele - Stars of the 'The First Wives Club' attended a Benefit Reading of the screenplay in New York, New York, United States - Tuesday 14th October 2014

John Ellison Conlee, Mark Blum, Margo Seibert, Darren Goldstein, Michael Cyril Creighton, Stephen Kunken, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Halley Feiffer, Julie Halston, Julie White, Jessica Hecht, Mary Testa, Mary Beth Peil and Sarah Steele
Mark Blum and Julie Halston
Mark Blum, Michael Cyril Creighton, Julie Halston, Margo Seibert and John Ellison Conlee
Mark Blum, Michael Cyril Creighton, Julie Halston and Margo Seibert

Mark Blum - Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala held at Terminal 5 nightclub - Arrivals. - New York, New York, United States - Monday 5th May 2014

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Mark Blum - Opening night after party for 'The Assembled Parties' held at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre - New York City, NY, United States - Wednesday 17th April 2013

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Mark Blum, Jonathan Walker, Jake Silbermann, Lauren Blumenfeld and Alex Drier - Opening night curtain call for 'The Assembled Parties' held at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. - New York, NY, United States - Wednesday 17th April 2013

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Mark Blum, Jonathan Walker, Jeremy Shamos, Jessica Hecht, Judith Light, Jake Silbermann, Lauren Blumenfeld and Alex Drier
Mark Blum, Jonathan Walker, Jeremy Shamos, Jessica Hecht, Judith Light, Jake Silbermann, Lauren Blumenfeld and Alex Drier

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Getting To Know You Review


Very Good
When I first heard of this film, I immediately got the title reference. Like Joyce Carol Oates, I have lived in Princeton, and remember vaguely that ad series (I believe it was for Bell Atlantic, but am not sure) that featured the song with the thoroughly annoying refrain "Getting to Know You / Getting to Know All About You." For the remainder of the film, this tidbit of a song was stuck in my head. The fact that the film opens with music that seems a slight variant to the song does not help. The presence of such a score in my head for an hour and a half on end is enough to drive just about anyone to insanity.

Perhaps it is the annoying idiosyncratic insanity of that television Ad series that compelled Joyce Carol Oates to write the collection "Heat." Perhaps the filmmakers also heard the ads and, although not compelled to switch their local phone company, were compelled to make a film that would bring this particular psychological thumbscrew to the minds of anyone who lived on the Eastern Seaboard while the ads were running.

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Getting To Know You Review


Very Good
When I first heard of this film, I immediately got the title reference. Like Joyce Carol Oates, I have lived in Princeton, and remember vaguely that ad series (I believe it was for Bell Atlantic, but am not sure) that featured the song with the thoroughly annoying refrain "Getting to Know You / Getting to Know All About You." For the remainder of the film, this tidbit of a song was stuck in my head. The fact that the film opens with music that seems a slight variant to the song does not help. The presence of such a score in my head for an hour and a half on end is enough to drive just about anyone to insanity.

Perhaps it is the annoying idiosyncratic insanity of that television Ad series that compelled Joyce Carol Oates to write the collection "Heat." Perhaps the filmmakers also heard the ads and, although not compelled to switch their local phone company, were compelled to make a film that would bring this particular psychological thumbscrew to the minds of anyone who lived on the Eastern Seaboard while the ads were running.

Continue reading: Getting To Know You Review

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