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Movie Details

Title:   American Dreamz
Director:   Paul Weitz
Year:   2006
Genre:   Comedy
Times Seen:   1
Last Seen:   03.18.06

Other Movies Seen By This Director (4)
- Admission
- Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
- In Good Company
- Little Fockers

Notes History
Date Viewed Venue Note
03.18.06ParamountThis Screening is part of event: South by Southwest 2006
Long trudge back to the car to drop off the big bag along with everyone's cell phones since they weren't letting them in for the next movie since it was a sneak peak or whatever and all those crappy cameraphone pictures are ruining the industry. Eventually though, we got into the Paramount and I could let my dogs rest a while.

This was the closing night film and Dennis Quaid was in the house along with the director. Weitz did a little stand-up routine in the beginning and he along with Quaid and another actor in the movie did maybe 5 minutes of Q&A afterward.

The movie? um... it was ok. It went a few places that I didn't think it would go which is always nice for a Hollywood picture, but for the most part it was pretty expected humor. maybe it's because I'm not a huge American Idol fan... or maybe it's because I don't like Mandy Moore... The funniest part was Willem Dafoe playing essentially Cheney and Quaid doing his dubya. Even that though... I wonder if it will still be funny 20 years from now (I guess that's up to Bush).

So it wasn't bad... I laughed a few times... but I don't think i'd pick it up on DVD or anything.
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