A music video director makes the leap to feature filmmaking, only to find his entire life spinning out of control in Phil Joanou's snarky, in-joke laden comedy drama. As it opens, Jake Walsh (Steven Dorff) has lost control of his movie, started drinking and smoking like a Bowery bum, and married a woman he hardly knows. How did things come to this sorry pass? Well, says the underwear-clad Jake, speaking directly to the camera, it happened like this. After directing several well-received videos for U2 (Bono and The Edge appear as themselves), Jake is offered the chance to direct a period noir thriller by the sinister Chairman (Hector ElizondO). His stars will be husba...