R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.
The book Alison Olsen is reading in the break room when Sidney sits down with her is "Relative Stranger: Piecing Together a Life Plagued by Madness" by Mary Loudon.
What's the greatest film ever made?
Alison Olsen: It's hard to say. I mean, I personally love La Dolce Vita...
Sidney Young: Incorrect!
Sidney Young: Con Air.
Alison Olsen: I beg your pardon?
Sidney Young: Con Air, right? It's got everything, hasn't it? You know, you've got Malkovich for your acting chops, you got ...
In the opening crane-down shot at the open air party (about half way through the movie) you can see a tiny "hair in the gate" at the bottom-center of the screen. It is still there in the subsequent shot, but has obviously been removed in time for the next one.
£1,154,607 (UK) (5 October 2008)
$2,778,752 (USA) (11 December 2008)