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Novocaine

In surer hands, this quirky mixture of DOUBLE INDEMNITY-style film noir and suburban black comedy à la AMERICAN BEAUTY might have worked. But just as writer-director David Atkins is no James M. Cain, neither is he Alan Ball; the mystery is terribly plotted… (more)

Released: 2001

Rating: R

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Painless, moderately funny black comedy starring Steve Martin as a dentist whose perfect world crumbles when a pill-popping drifter (Helena Bonham Carter) enters his life. The directorial debut for screenwriter David Atkins, whose dentist relatives were hi (more…)

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  • Released: 2001
  • Rating: R
  • User Rating:3 out of 5 (1 rating)
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  • Review: In surer hands, this quirky mixture of DOUBLE INDEMNITY-style film noir and suburban black comedy à la AMERICAN BEAUTY might have worked. But just as writer-director David Atkins is no James M. Cain, neither is he Alan Ball; the mystery is terribly plotted… (more)

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