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Girl Most Likely
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12.10.2013 By: Chris Bumbray
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Director:
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini

Actors:
Kristen Wiig
Darren Criss
Annette Bening
Matt Dillon

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WHAT'S IT ABOUT?
Imogene’s (Kristen Wiig) life is in free-fall. Once a promising playwright, she’s just been fired from her menial job, and her boyfriend has left her. Desperate for sympathy, Imogene fakes an attempt at suicide, and winds up in her mother- Zelda’s (Annette Bening) custody. Forced to movie back home, Imogene finds herself sharing a roof with her mother, her mom’s young boyfriend The Bousche (Matt Dillon), her awkward brother, and a young man (Darren Criss) that she finds herself attracted to.
IS IT A GOOD MOVIE?
GIRL MOST LIKELY, which was initially titled IMOGENE during it’s pre-release film festival run, is a pretty big failure for all involved. It was Wiig’s ill-conceived follow-up to BRIDESMAIDS, and really, if she wasn’t the star it likely would have been totally ignored and struggled to find a distributor. It’s all-too-familiar, and forces us to spend nearly two hours with a character that is insufferable. Wiig is a likable actress, but even she can’t save Imogene from being a character that’s hard (or rather unpleasant) to identify with, but who we’re still supposed to like.

Everyone involved tries to make the most of the film, from Bening playing yet another wacky mother (too familiar to her parts in movies like RUNNING WITH SCISSORS), while at least Matt Dillon seems to be having some fun as the broadly comical “The Bousche” who claims to be a CIA assassin in hiding. Yeah, it’s that kind of movie.

What’s even stranger is that GIRL MOST LIKELY was directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. Perhaps these two are better suited to the small screen, with it being unfeasible that the same directors responsible for AMERICAN SPLENDOR and CINEMA VERITE could be responsible for this mess.

THE EXTRAS
Not much here other than a gag reel , a making-of , a deleted scene and a brief featurette called Life in the Human Shell that relates to an invention that is important to the third act.
FINAL DIAGNOSIS
Truly, I found GIRL MOST LIKELY to be unwatchable, and had I seen it at one of the film festivals it played at, I would have walked out. It’s odd that a film so chalk full of talent both behind and in front of the camera could go so wrong.
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6:39PM on 12/15/2013
Saw various scenes of it when my mom was watching it. It has something to do with a boy who lives in a turtle suit or something? I was curious, but I knew to steer clear.
Saw various scenes of it when my mom was watching it. It has something to do with a boy who lives in a turtle suit or something? I was curious, but I knew to steer clear.
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7:28AM on 12/10/2013

One star is too kind

I watched it recently and couldn't believe how awful it was. A complete mess of a movie. It's like the main actors all turned up thinking they were in different films. Total utter failure. and were we supposed to be laughing at the brother?
I watched it recently and couldn't believe how awful it was. A complete mess of a movie. It's like the main actors all turned up thinking they were in different films. Total utter failure. and were we supposed to be laughing at the brother?
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