Sunday, February 24, 2013

The Opposite of Sex



1998 American Feature

Cast: Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan, Lisa Kudrow, Lyle Lovett, Johnny Galecki, William Lee Scott, Megan Blake, Colin Ferguson and Ivan Sergei
Writer/Director: Don Roos

Synopsis:
Young vamp Dedee wreaks havoc when she moves in with her half-brother and seduces his boyfriend.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 80% / Audience: 55%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 70% / Audience: 8.5%
  • OMG rating: 3/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Wide Release.
  • Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress - Comedy/Musical (Ricci).
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature and Best Screenplay; also nominated for Female Lead (Ricci) and Supporting Female (Kudrow).
  • National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress (Ricci) and Special Recognition.
  • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress (Kudrow).

Notes/Trivia:
  • Actor Dan Bucatinsky, Don Roos' husband, cameos as a waiter in the restaurant scene.
  • Not to be confused with The Opposite Sex, the 1956 musical version of The Women.

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