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Meet FoxTrot comic strip creator Bill Amend at these upcoming events!. MEET BILL. A True Southwest Virginian Fighting For Us. Bill graduated from Elon College in with a major in history. The study of Southern, as well as. Bill has a heart of devotion to God and a spirit of adventure. He enjoys most outdoor activities and is a dedicated musician. He loves to cook and makes a pretty.
The Kid is smart, streetwise, sexy or so he thinksand has the self-confidence of someone thrice his age.
In short, he's everything Bill aspires to be. It's a role-reversal device that's at the heart of many classic comedies, and Wallack's brilliant writing makes it work. Despite being an independent film read: The design is bright and the sound and editing give it a crisp, bouncy feel.
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Best of all, the cinematography with Peter Lyons Collister at the helm is second to none. He's one of the best in the business, a classic comedy veteran, and it shows.
It's always hard to single anyone out in a fine ensemble cast but in both screenings I attended Lerman stole the show.
He unquestionably got the biggest laughs and was the crowd favorite. I hesitate to call him a newcomer, as at the tender age of 15 he already has 10 movies and 23 television episodes under his belt, but he's one to watch for and has a bright career ahead of him.
But this is Eckhart's film to make or break, and his sense of comedic timing and puppy-like ability to elicit just the right amount of empathy from the audience create those touching moments that leave the viewer wanting more. He continues mentoring the Kid, who sees the best in Bill, and the Kid devises a plan to win back Bill's wife.
Introducing the lingerie salesgirl Lucy Jessica Albahe makes it appear as if Lucy and Bill are romantically involved to make Jess jealous. Meanwhile, Bill is still trying to get the doughnut franchise, but Jess is required to meet with the owners as co-partner, and so Bill and the Kid have Lucy act as Bill's wife. Bill slowly begins to get a hand on his life again, cutting his addiction to sweets, losing weight, swimming daily, mentoring the Kid, and trying to win back Jess.
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At a family dinner, Bill volunteers to buy the fireworks for the 'club picnic' where his father-in-law intends to announce that he is running for Mayor. After a fun-filled day, Bill invites the Kid, Lucy, and her friend back to the tent he has set up in his brother's back yard, where he gets very high and has meaningless sex with Lucy's friend. Bill attends the picnic at the golf course. At the picnic, Bill gets too close to his wife and Chip, breaking Chip's restraining order.
Chip then promptly has security throw him out of the picnic, which the Whitmans witness. Bill tells the Kid to meet him at the back entrance, and while driving his car to the back of the golf course, he gets into a car accident, causing the fireworks to explode early. The Kid comes to his rescue on a golfing cart, takes Bill to the hospital, where Jess shows up, and tells her husband that she's aware of his attempt to purchase the franchise.
They end up discussing their marriage, where Bill reveals his unhappiness and his dislike of their dependence on her father's money and concludes "our lives suck.
Seeing what his life has become, he cuts his hair which he despises throughout the film and changes his wardrobe. He later visits Jacoby at his office and hands in his resignation, pointing out that he doesn't fit in or belong in the company.
His father-in-law understands and accepts his resignation. Jacoby commends Bill for attacking Chip, as he explains that he would have done the same if he were in that situation. Despite his daughter's attempt to conceal the news, Jacoby knew about her affair. Bill meets the Whitmans and is surprised to see Jess, who is clearing up the misunderstanding.
Jess convinces the Whitmans to let the couple buy the franchise. During a private conversation, Bill confesses that he was going to call off the deal.
He has a change of heart and lets the purchase go through, allowing Jess to keep the business. They reconcile their differences and agree to go their separate ways, putting their house up for sale.
Bill goes to the Kid's school to bid him farewell, as he is excited to start a new, unknown chapter in his life.