Aggressively wacky and offbeat, whatever charm this film has is by virtue of its authentic low-budget quirkiness. Sam and Eddie (Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn) are execrably bad Rhode Island folk singers in slacker garb, and play consistently disastrous
gigs like bingo night at a Polish nursing home. While attempting to drink away their sorrows in a local bar, they're mistaken for Frank and Mitch (Mark Ruffalo, Josh Pais), the sticky-fingered safecrackers behind a string of capers in the Providence area, by an obnoxious guy named Veal Chop (Paul
Giamatti), who sells the disconsolate duo on the idea of breaking into some old guy's house. But surprise: The old guy is Veal...