Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds... See full summary »
Richard and Priscilla Parker's lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy's a risk taker and shows his new neighbours how to enjoy life at the ... See full summary »
Alan J. Pakula
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio,
Hurly-burly is an adaptation of David Rabe's well known play about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes whose personal lives threaten to veer into a catastrophe more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios. Written by
Sigourney Weaver was nominated for the 1985 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Features Actress in a Musical for "Hurlyburly" for the role of Darlene. See more »
When Eddie lies under the glass table while Mickey and Artie talk to him, the location (and amount) of cocaine changes between shots. See more »
I've gotta cool off. But not tonight. Not tonight! I've got a history lesson in progress, man, the lobes are humming! I'm picking up the trans-atlantic signals, man. And Phil... is sending me messages. He's got some complaints, man. About the afterlife.
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There Goes the Neighborhood
Written by Sheryl Crow, Jeff Trott
Performed by Sheryl Crow, with Sheryl Crow (clarinet/percussion), Gregg Williams (drums/programming/percussion),
Jeff Trott (guitars), Tim Smith (bass), Bobby Keys (baritone/tenor/alto sax), Michael Davis (trombone),
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This is a recipe for filmmaking at its finest... Get a dialog driven play,
get the playwright to pen it for the screen, and toss in two of the most
intense and talented actors (Kevin Spacey and Sean Penn) in the business,
supported by a very talented and surprising cast. What do you get?
Hurlyburly! Billed as a black comedy, this is more what I would term "black
hole" comedy. It is VERY dark, very disturbing, and the humor comes from
the characters' need to lighten up a moment or to justify their actions.
This film is NOT for everyone... If you're looking for anything truly
humorous, this isn't the film. But if you want to see amazing acting and
professionals who work well together, this is your film. Read other reviews
with cautions on this film--don't confuse the tone of someone who hates what
the characters stand for, what they believe in, and how they behave with the
quality of the work done by the entire cast.
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