Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Well Go U.S.A.'s Slight Single In L.A. Heads To DVD And Blu-ray On Sept. 3

DVD & Blu-ray Release Report, Ralph Tribbey
What could be better than being a young, single and attractive woman living in the glamorous city of Los Angeles?  Life has to be just peachy!  Right?

In Well Go U.S.A.’s Sept. 3 Blu-ray and DVD release of writer/director Christie Will’s well-observed romantic comedy, Slightly Single in L.A., we learn quickly that looks can be deceiving.   Very deceiving!

We suspect — since Christie Will not only directed the film but also wrote it — that much of what her main character, Dale (played by notable voice talent Lacey Chabert — Family Guy, Young Justice, etc. — who is making one of her all too rare appearances in front of the camera), experiences are based on her own observations of the L.A./Hollywood dating scene.   Probably first hand!

Dale would like a secure and loving relationship, but it seems from the vignettes that every guy she dates is an insecure phoney (great lines and clever set-ups, plus some nice sight gags come at you rat-a-tat-tat manner).  With Slightly Single in L.A., one can’t help but recall the words from that Johnny Lee tune, “Lookin’ For Love,” from Urban Cowboy — “I was lookin' for love in all the wrong places.”

DVD & Blu-ray Release Report, Ralph Tribbey
There is, however, hope … there’s always hope, even when things go horribly wrong again and again (think: nightmare).   The light at the end of the love tunnel in this case might just be an old friend named Zach (Kip Pardue — Phantom, Hostel: Part III, The Briefcase), who has been riding high of late with some newfound fame … but you never know.  Is he still the same, or has fame turned him into just another insecure phoney?

A nice ensemble cast that includes Chris Kattan, Haylie Duff and Jenna Dewan-Tatum keeps the proceedings light and frothy. 

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