Denise Calls Up
First screened in May 2015
Director: Hal Salwen. Cast: Caroleen Feeney, Liev Schreiber, Dan Gunther, Alanna Ubach, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Tim Daly, Aïda Turturro, Sylvia Miles, Jean-Claude La Marre. Screenplay: Hal Salwen.

Twitter Capsule: Maladroit, instantly dated ...comedy? About how, like, we're all growing disconnected? Purgatory of talky closeups.

VOR:   Won some admirers in its day. At least it attempts a conceit, but the banality of visuals, stories, and characters mitigates the potential boost of its unique organizing structure.

Photo © 1995 Sony Pictures Classics/Skylark Entertainment/Davis Entertainment

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D

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