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Screener Squad: Standing Up, Falling Down

Standing Up, Falling Down Movie Review


Comedy sure is hard. Especially when you bomb on stage four years in a row. That’s the case for struggling stand-up comedian Scott (Ben Schwartz), who is returning to his small hometown to face his friends and family. Unfortunately, he did not leave on the best of terms and must now make amends with his past mistakes. Along the way, he gains an ally and friend with a local dermatologist named Marty (Billy Crystal), who is naturally funny even though he has his own personal problems. Will both of these troubled men be able to assist each other in remedying their past misdoings or are some mistakes irreversible? London, Ben, and Bradley will tell you if the Standing Up, Falling Down will be met with thunderous applause or if it’ll be heckled like a bad comedian at the Apollo.


DIRECTED BY: Matt Ratner

STARRING: Billy Crystal Ben Schwartz, Eloise Mumford, Grace Gummer, Nate Corddry, Jill Hennessy, Caitlin McGee, David Castaneda, Leonard Ouzts, John Behlmann, Debra Monk, Kevin Dunn, Wade Allain-Marcus, Kate Arrington, Mike Carlsen

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