Saturday, December 2, 2017

Anything Else

A young comedian (Jason Biggs) with a fledgling career and a guilt complex that prevents him from ditching his useless analyst and loser agent (Danny DeVito) takes up with a high maintenance wreck of a woman (Christina Ricci) while taking advice from a deranged teacher and fellow struggling comedian (Woody Allen). Allen's rambling and aimless Anything Else is moderately involving with Biggs making a fair Woody stand-in, Ricci is extremely grating, and Allen himself stealing the show and making the movie.
*** out of ****