Union Square: movie review
Actress Mira Sorvino is a little too good at playing annoying.
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Sorvino is Lucy, who arrives unnannouced on the Greenwich Village doorstep of her estranged sister Jenny (Tammy Blanchard) and proceeds to make herself at home. Since Jenny’s live-in fiancé, Bill (Mike Doyle), has never met any of her family, or even known much about them, this intrusion is doubly perplexing.
But he’s not half as perplexed as we are, as the plot slogs along and family secrets are hauled out, each more implausible than the next. Lucy has a cute pet mutt, though, proving once again that these days, the movies are indeed going to the dogs. Grade: C- (Not rated.)