There's a lot of very bad behavior going on in this adaptation of David Rabe's 1984 play, and a lot of very good, ferociously focused acting. But who wants to spend two hours with these creeps? Eddie and Mickey (Sean Penn, Kevin Spacey) are casting directors
sharing a condo in the Hollywood Hills: Eddie's divorced, Mickey is "taking a break" from his marriage. Their best pals are womanizing Artie (Garry Shandling) and would-be actor Phil (Chazz Palminteri), whose explosive temper has poisoned his marriage. Cokehead Eddie is the conscience of the group
(which means only that he feels guilty enough to make himself unhappy) and Phil is its raging id; Mickey and Artie ...