Singles -- *** (out of 5) (1992)
Cast: Matt Dillon, Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Kyra Sedgwick, Sheila Kelly
Directed By Cameron Crowe
SINGLES doesn't have uch of a plot to speak of, basically it's just about six Seattle twenty-somethings and their interrelated stories about their search for love.
SINGLES is a frustrating film to watch. Not because it's bad, but because it flirts so much with being good that it's ultimately a let-down that it just never really takes it to the next level. Although writer-director Cameron Crowe (SAY ANYTHING, JERRY MAGUIRE) sprinkles insightful moments here and there which keep things lively, he never seems to be able to string them together in a series of compelling moments. How much you enjoy this film will be greatly influenced by your feelings towards the actors and especially the grunge music which permeates the soundtrack nonstop.
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