— by TOM ELCE —
Some things just leave you speechless. Take this brief clip from the movie “Made for Each Other” as an example.
In it, we’re witness to a bizarre performance dubbed by the film as “Water World: The Musical,” sat gawking incredulously at the computer screen, not understanding exactly what part this glimpse at a cheapie musical performance is supposed to play in the overall film nor grasping why we’d laugh at it — though its clear the filmmakers expect us to. Or maybe I’m just speaking for myself.
Whatever the case, director Daryl Goldberg’s follow-up to the little-seen horror/thriller “Unholy” would appear to be an altogether more good-spirited film than his prior effort, scripter Eric Lord penning for the first time. “Made for Each Other” focuses in on one Dan (played by Christopher Masterson), a man driven to the point of committing adultery after having failed to consummate his marriage three months in. The solution to his newfound guilt and shame? To get his wife to cheat on him, no less.
Thus, you can anticipate a variety of sexual shenanigans going on throughout, a fact highlighted in news stories relating to the film. Also starring Bijou Phillips of “Bully” and “Hostel: Part II” fame. Engaged to Danny Masterson during the making of the film, she naturally has sex-related scenes with his brother Chris during the course of the film — the other Masterson (also starring in the film) having had to witness his brother and wife-to-be go at it on-set. Nice, no?
Here’s hoping the film’s going to be as funny as the tidbits of news to be found from its production, but hopefully this clip only offers up a glance at the film’s humour in its lowest form and is instead altogether more worthwhile. If not, it could be one of those movies that thinks it’s funny but isn’t, adding up to an endurance test for folks in the crowd.
“Made for Each Other” opened on limited release in New York Dec. 2.
Source: Trailer Addict
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