Set in the back streets and sometimes hidden clubs of Hollywood, Swingers is an ensemble comedy about five guys, all in their twenties, all coping with the mysteries of life and women. (Miramax Films)
Confident of its emotional effects, Swingers knows how to breathe life into its people, and hooking audiences is its reward.
Engaging, refreshingly human in its humor and becomingly modest in its aspirations, this hip look at being out of it announces some promising new talent and will play well with young audiences looking for comfortable entertainment that doesn’t feel manufa
It’s a “First Wives Club” for single guys, giving voice to a whole range of authentic, if not always responsible, attitudes and emotions.
Uneven, amateurish and borderline misogynistic. But it’s also very funny, and it never loses its cool.
Movies about the trajectory from outsider to insider in LA social and professional circles–the two always seem inextricably linked–are a dime a dozen, but this one is fresh, thanks to a script by lead actor Jon Favreau that lets us know Mike knows he re