DENISE CALLS UP represents what used to be dubbed a "Yuppie Comedy." This film about a handful of single white males and females looking for love in New York City tries to be witty and profound about modern relationships, but fails to live up to its hip, state-of-the-art premise.
In current-day Manhattan, several thirtysomething professionals are so busy, they only connect via telephone. The pregnant Denise (Alanna Ubach) calls up Jerry (Liev Schreiber) when she finds out that he donated the sperm she received from a sperm bank. Jerry feels great about the news, but never
makes plans to see Denise. Jerry does find time, however, to tell his friend Martin (Dan Gu...