Ed's Next Move Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for Ed's Next Move the Movie

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Genial indie NYC comedy with a Woody Allen feel is littered with whimsical one-liners. Title character Ed (Ross) moves from small-town Wisconsin to New York after a break-up with his girlfriend. Being that he's a rice geneticist, it's not a big leap to conclude that Ed's a bit uptight, so it's imperative that Ed's big city roommate, the suave Ray (Carroll), hip him up to better meet the ladies. Soon, Ed falls for boho Lee (Thorne) leader of a band called "Ed's Redeeming Qualities." Fun fantasy sequence involving Ed, his old girlfriend and two translators is a highlight. Low-budgeter, with a first time writer/director (Walsh), and it shows, but in a good-natured way. Though more could be asked visually, picture does boast good performers and well-drawn characters.

Distribution

Orion Home Video, MGM, 2500 Broadway, 3515, Santa Monica, CA 90404-3036, Phone: (310)449-3000, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 88 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Comedy, New York, New York, Buddies, Singles, Dates from Hell, Generation X, Genetics, Wisconsin
Screenplay
John Walsh
Cast
Matt Ross, Callie (Calliope) Thorne, Kevin Carroll, Ramsey Faragallah, Nina Shevaleva, James (Jimmy) Cummings
Cinematography
Peter Nelson
Director
John Walsh
Producer
Sally Rose, Bluehawk Films, Orion Pictures

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