The longeurs of embittered writers loom large over this fable about success and the price paid. If star and producer Andy Garcia's performance were as razor sharp as Mick Jagger's, this would be an extraordinary film. As it is, it's a good one, the kind of small pleasure that's especially sweet when you stumble across it by surprise. Novelist Byron Tiller (Garcia) is in dire straits. Though his sexy, supportive wife, Dena (Julianna Marguiles), loves him without reservation and believes fiercely in his talent, his first novel, a far-fetched thriller called Hitler's Child
, garnered a few good reviews and made a beeline for the remainder bin. He can't sell his ne...