Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)


Synopsis: An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.

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Who chose it:  Brent

Why I chose it: I picked this movie because of the acting ensemble and its often-pop-culture-referenced scene featuring Alec Baldwin’s monologue at the beginning of the movie.

Brent’s Review:

“If you really want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and an audience, you need to be vulnerable.” – Jack Lemmon

There are five main players in Glengarry Glen Ross — all salesmen with varying degrees of despicability. Shelley “The Machine” Levine (Jack Lemmon) is a career salesmen well past his prime, struggling to make payments for his loved ones’ hospital bills. Moss (Ed Harris) is a disillusioned salesman who believes himself to be above the petty competitions his workplace subjects him to. George (Alan Arkin) is self-defeating, convinced he…

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