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Some Girl(s) Movie

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(SOME) GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN Adam Brody and Kristen Bell tackle the lead roles in this Neil LaBute adaptation

Some Girl(s)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
90 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/28/13
performer:
Kristen Bell, Adam Brody
director:
Daisy von Scherler Mayer
author:
8733
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C-

The things that once made Neil LaBute’s movies seem like tossed grenades — the loutish protagonists, the sadism toward women — now come off as more dated than scandalous. In, Some Girl(s), an adaptation of LaBute’s 2005 play, a smug author (Adam Brody) visits each of the ex-girlfriends he dumped and then used as grist for his fiction. He’s atoning for his sins, but his real sin is his grandiose self-regard, which LaBute monotonously indulges. (Also available on VOD) C-

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