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Slums Of Beverly Hills Review


Excellent
Tamara Jenkins hits gold with this first effort, a funny portrayal of teen angst on the fringes of 1976 Beverly Hills. Natasha Lyonne is stellar as Vivian Abramowitz, a freshman coming to grips with her voluptuous body, nutty siblings, and deadbeat dad. Marisa Tomei is almost as good as Vivian's drug-rehab escapee cousin, who throws the Abramowitz family for a loop - but becomes their saving grace thanks to her wealthy father, who funds their existence "while she's clean." Which, of course, doesn't last long. A funny and light comedy, great for a rental.

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One Hour Photo Review


Weak
Trust nobody, even those who provide such simple services as developing that roll of film from your beloved child's birthday party. You never fully know the lives of those who provide the basic needs of life, and what you overlook could be highly dangerous. The supposed innocuousness of those only tangentially connected to you in daily activities is an interesting premise to start with, but One Hour Photo falls short of revealing anything intriguing about human nature. After a fascinating starting point, it follows the straight and narrow of easily recognizable human flaws, practically boring itself in the process with one punctuated brooding scene after another.

See, Sy (Robin Williams) is the friendly neighborhood photo developer. He leads a lonely life, but finds solace in the happy portraits he's produced for his customers over the past 11 years. Becoming specifically attached to the Yorkins (Connie Nielsen and Michael Vartan) because Nina has actually smiled and yapped with him, his obsessive tendencies are pushed into high gear when he finds their home isn't as picture perfect as it seems.

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