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Video Review: 'Somewhere in the City'

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Somewhere in the City

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
performer:
Sandra Bernhard, Bai Ling
director:
Ramin Niami
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a D

This would-be romp about six denizens of a New York City apartment building comes off as self-conscious wackiness with precious little charm. Bernhard’s sad-sack therapist finds love ā€” as a dominatrix! Ling’s virginal exchange student enters a green-card marriage ā€” with a transsexual! By the time Ed Koch cameos as the kidnap victim of a trust-fund Marxist, viewers will whimper along with the former mayor, ”This ain’t funny!” D

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