Oh Lord, another '70s coming-of-age story with the requisite gross-out humor and carefully calculated oldies soundtrack; is this really what the world needs? Believe it or not, the answer is yes. And if that isn't surprise enough, be warned: This may
be the first time you'll read the words "Alec Baldwin" and "Oscar-worthy performance" in the same sentence. True, the plot is, let's say, time-tested. Young Timothy Dunphy (Shawn Hatosy) is going nowhere in decaying, blue-collar Pawtucket, RI, where he lives with his single father (Baldwin), who
calls him Dildo; crippled younger brother; one-eyed, three-legged dog; and a posse of stoner pals, one of whom is actually ni...