Some films entertain. Some films educate. The best films do both. This film does neither. The characters of Mercy
occupy a universe which, for most human beings, will seem as alien as the world of Star Wars
. All of the inhabitants of Mercy-land, which looks suspiciously like Hollywood, are financially independent Caucasians under the age of 40, who happen to be preternaturally attractive and romantically available. What’s more, the female variety of this species consistently exhibits an extraordinary behavioral anomaly which science is still struggling to explain -- they are all helplessly attracted to lead character Johnny Ryan, played...