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Shortcut to Happiness (2007)

Shortcut to Happiness

Overview


Genre

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Release Date

July 13, 2007 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Duration

105 min.

Production Budget

$25 millions

Studio

Yari Film Group Releasing

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Alec Baldwin

Producer

Alec Baldwin, Jonathan Cornick, Carol Gillson, David Glasser, Adam M. Stone

Screenwriter

Peter Dexter, Bill Condon, Nancy Cassaro

Starring

Story


Set in contemporary New York's literary world, this is a re-telling of "The Devil and Daniel Webster" the classic fable of a man who sells his soul to the devil for fame and fortune and ultimately decides that he wants to get it back. Jabez Stone, a down and out writer, exchanges his soul for a successful literary career, but soon realizes it was a mistake. Jabez must enlist the help of Daniel Webster in order to win his soul back from the Devil.

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..awkwardly paced, indifferently acted and laughably hokey..”
by Josh Bell [Las Vegas Weekly]
“..less compelling than all the behind-the-scenes Sturm und Drang..”
by Scott Foundas [Variety]
“..The script, credited to three writers including Oscar-winner Bill Condon, doesn?t have the right feel..”
by Erik Childress [eFilmcritic.com]