There are great songwriters who come up with the melody first, then fill in the meter with nonsense words until they get around to finishing the song. David Gordon Green’s The Sitter
feels like the first draft of a movie in which the filmmakers sketched out the order of the scenes, but never bothered to go back and fill in dialogue or character development.
Jonah Hill stars as Noah Griffith, a twentysomething slacker who can’t even get Marisa (Ari Graynor), the woman he’s lusting after, to respond to his sexual advances. He lives with his divorced mom, who is frustrated one night when her promising date nearly falls through after another couple’s babysi...