Actress and screenwriter Jennifer Westfeldt's follow-up to the fresh and charming NYC romantic comedy KISSING JESSICA STEIN (2001) is a stale rehash of Woody Allen-style "he's a neurotic Jew, she's a flaky shiksa" gags.
Thirty-three-year-old Ira Black (Chris Messina) has issues. Oy, does he have issues, mostly of the commitment variety. He's working towards his doctoral candidate in psychology but can't get it in gear to finish the program, is qualified to practice but hasn't been able to bring himself to actually do so, and has been stringing along his girlfriend, Lea (Maddie Corman), for nine years and has been in therapy for 12. Thank goodness Ira's contr...