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The Boomstick Film Club: For a Good Time, Call…

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It’s funny how the vagaries of living in New York have become a sort of cultural lingua franca for comedic movies—first romantic comedies like When Harry Met Sally, and now friendship comedies like Frances Ha. Life-changing, potentially humorous upheavals can happen anywhere, but New Yorkers always seem to be on the verge of changing jobs or apartments or lovers, at least according to Sex and the City, so using it as your comedic background automatically invests the story with a sense that anything can happen. For a Good Time, Call… is a sprightly comedy full of tropes that will be instantly recognizable to anyone familiar with Girls or Broad City or SATC, but it’s no less endearing for it.

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