Lists: Film Quest 2014 - The Challenge, Focus Features, Comedy, Drama

Brief Synopsis: "A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant."

Overall Ranking: 1153 (Rank from 2010: # 36)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 33.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97
Cinephile Catherine97
Jordan K80
Rob from GuysFilmQuest65 - Half as awkward as Frances Ha.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 4
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
Bryan Lienesch56 - It's hard to like a movie whose protagonist is so unlikable.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 6
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 4

People Involved

  • Greta Gerwig (Florence Marr)
  • Ben Stiller (Roger Greenberg)
  • Chris Messina (Phillip Greenberg)
  • Koby Rouviere (Greenberg (boy))
  • Sydney Rouviere (Greenberg Girl)
  • Susan Traylor (Carol Greenberg)
  • Merritt Wever (Gina)
  • Rhys Ifans (Ivan Schrank)
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh (Beth)
  • Mina Badie (Peggy)
  • Noah Baumbach (Director)