Actor Terry Kinney's feature directing debut is a risky, not entirely successful comedy about mental disability, based on the novel by Sherwood Kiraly.
Ten months ago, small town-boy-made-good Cooper Zerbs (Matthew Broderick) suffered a severe concussion while breaking up a fight between co-worker Stan (Louis C.K.) and Stan's then-girlfriend, Irene (Heidi Neurauter). Though he's improving slowly, Cooper – an editor at a Chicago-based newspaper syndication group – is plagued by short-term memory loss and a persistent inability to focus. His job hangs by the goodwill of his boss (Jeff Perry) -- who bumped Cooper down from editing breaking news to comics – and...