Murky comedy focusing on two down-and-out supermarket employees desperate to win the managerial spot at a new store. Doug (Scott) is convinced he'll get the promotion and invests all his money in a non-refundable deposit on a new house, while Richard (Reilly), a recovering addict, fights for the position to prove to his wife he's a trustworthy husband and father. A human story at its core, but only mildly amusing as a comedy. Reilly and Scott are good, but never seem to find their groove. Directorial debut for writer Conrad, who penned "The Pursuit of Happyness."
Review by Brian Tallerico
Workplace comedies are a dime a dozen. The fact is, for every instant cult classic like Office Space, there are a dozen Mad Moneys. Steve Conrad's directorial debut (his screenwriting credits include The Weather Man and The Pursuit of Happyness) is a confident and clever character study ...Read More