|BEER LEAGUEBeer broads and softball combine with hilarious results in ARTIE LANGE S BEER LEAGUE an over-the-top comedy about a group of misfits whose weekly softball games descend more into fights for macho dominance than making home runs. When love enters his life (Cara Buono) it unexpectedly alters Artie s low self-esteem; and the odds for winning not only the league trophy but a new life are considerably amped along with the comedy and chaos. THE BIG WHITEOutstanding performances are delivered by an all-star cast in this quirky black comedy centered on Paul Barnell (Robin Williams) a down on his luck Alaska travel agent who s on the brink of bankruptcy and whose beloved wife Margaret (Holly Hunter) is on the brink of insanity. So what s a nice guy with good intentions but bad business sense to do? The answer lies frozen in a dumpster outside of Barnell Great Escapes a dead body Paul hopes to pass off as his long-lost brother Raymond (Woody Harrelson) and then collect on the life insurance. Unfortunately investigator Ted Watters (Giovanni Ribisi Lost in Translation) who s anxious to transfer back to the lower 48 with his girlfriend (Alison Lohman Where the Truth Lies) isn t about to let Barnell walk away with a million bucks. Adding to Paul s avalanche of problems are two aspiring hit men-turned-kidnappers (Tim Blake Nelson and W. Earl Brown) and the stunning return of the supposedly dead Raymond who now has an ax to grind with his brother. Desperation is running high in the big white and if Paul is smart he ll blow the snow take the money and run to South America.. Format: BLU-RAY DISC. Genre: COMEDY. Rating: R. Age: 096009002213. UPC: 096009002213. Manufacturer No: 00221|
Editor's NoteTHE BIG WHITE: Struggling travel agent Paul Barnell (Robin Williams) thinks he has hit on the perfect moneymaking scheme in this macabre comedy. Barnell struggles to care for his wife, who has Tourette's syndrome, and has failed to locate his missing brother, who vanished five years ago. His troubles only worsen after he discovers a dead body, tries to pass it off as his brother in an attempt to claim an insurance payout, and ends up in trouble with the mob, who are looking for the missing corpse.ARTIE LANGE'S BEER LEAGUE: Artie DeVanzo (Artie Lange) is a loveable loser whose New Jersey softball team is about to be expelled from the league. One too many on-field fights has alerted the authorities to DeVanzo and his boozy ways, and the team must put a winning streak together to salvage their status. Meanwhile, DeVanzo's off-field life starts to improve after he meets and falls in love with a local girl, who is attracted to him despite the fact that he still lives with his parents and is a hopeless alcoholic. The film builds to an amusing climax as the members of the softball team get their act together and start to rise through the ranks.
Cast & Crew
|Tim Blake Nelson|
|Frank Sebastiano - Director|
|Mark Mylod - Director|