Smug in attitude and decidedly pretentious in its approach, writer-director Jane Spencer's LITTLE NOISES is resoundingly defeated by its idiosyncratic leading man.
Failing even at the lowly job of perfume spritzer, the chronically unemployed Joey Kremple (Crispin Glover) angers his Aunt Shirley (Carole Shelley) with non-payment of rent and insults his equally untalented actor pal Timmy Smith (Steven Schub) whenever he isn't staring at the blank pages in his
typewriter. What Joey wants is not to write but to be celebrated as a writer. When the woman he adores, Stella Winslow (Tatum O'Neal) enjoys a minor success in securing a production for one of her plays, Joey...