Laggies

Synopsis: Megan's approaching 30 with a good degree and a boyfriend in hand, but when he proposes at her friend's wedding and everyone seems to think that the best way to advance in her career is to take a seminar where you find out what animal you are, Megan's understandably feeling lost. After meeting teenagers who want her to buy them beer, Megan is drawn into 16-year-old Annika's simpler life. She ends up moving in with Annika and her single father, juggling the life of a teen and that of an adult, two romantic interests, and the feeling of lagging behind.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Lynn Shelton
Production: A24 Films
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
6.4
Metacritic:
63
Rotten Tomatoes:
66%
R
Year:
2014
99 min
Website
221 Views

All right. So, I wrote...

Hi, Matt, this is to certify that

this is the big fat cock I ordered.

Wait, why would you

put Matt's name in it?

Well, this is supposed

to be about you, right?

No, they're about marriage,

they're not about my marriage.

Right, but it's a joke,

like everyone else's.

Well, it's not like everybody else's.

It was a joke. It wasn't

a prediction. You know.

A joke.

How about we do another one?

And why would you tweak

the nipples on the Buddha?

That seemed, like, disrespectful.

Disrespectful to who? To you?

Did you convert to Buddhism?

No, that's disgusting. I'm not Buddhist.

It's... That's Buddha. That's Buddha!

Right, right. But you know that

was a joke about nipples. Right?

And not Buddhism.

Yeah, Buddha is sacred to a

lot of people, but that is...

This is a party, so let's

just forget about it.

Okay, yeah, no, forgotten.

Um, I mean, we

can do another one of these.

Yes.

So this lady has a

plunger and there's a butt crack.

Hey.

Hey, sleepy head. Good morning.

Oh, wow.

I shot these on Tuesday.

They were such an amazing couple.

They were so open to all of my ideas.

Great. Where is that?

Over in Seattle. We had to

go near the shipyards though

so we could get something

a little more edgy.

'Cause I mean, look at that wall.

Yeah.

Hey, weren't you supposed to go

to that career counselor today?

Yeah.

Yeah? You should...

Yeah. Yeah, okay. I'll go get ready.

Good.

Hello, is somebody there?

It's me, you don't have to come out.

What's this?

What's what? I'm just

gonna watch some TV.

Megan, I don't think

I like this new habit.

I spoke with Anthony,

and he said you were meeting

with the career counselor today.

My God, I know exactly

what she's going to say.

It's just a waste of time.

Megan, honey, I don't want to

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Andrea Seigel

Andrea Seigel (born October 28, 1979 in Anaheim, California) is an American novelist and screenwriter. To date, she has published four novels. Seigel was born in Anaheim, California and grew up in Irvine, California. She graduated from Woodbridge High School. She then attended Brown University, and received her MFA from Bennington College in Vermont. In 2010, her third young adult novel, The Kid Table was optioned by producer Ivan Reitman for Paramount Pictures.In March 2013, Seigel appeared on the public radio program This American Life. On the program she revealed that she has ASMR, a perceptual phenomenon that produces tingling in the scalp in response to soft or gentle sounds and motions.In June 2013, production was completed on Laggies, a movie written by Seigel. The film was directed by Lynn Shelton and stars Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ellie Kemper and Sam Rockwell. The film was released in 2014.In May 2015, Andrea became the subject of the podcast, Mystery Show by Gimlet media. The podcast followed the discovery that Britney Spears was reading her little known book, To Feel Stuff. more…

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