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Everybody Wants to Be ItalianA clarification is in order. Nobody wants to be these Italians: a pair of colorlessly attractive American singletons in Boston's North End who don't even...Everybody Wants to Be ItalianComedy, RomanceA clarification is in order. Nobody wants to be these Italians: a pair of colorlessly attractive American singletons in Boston's North End who don't even...2008-09-15John Enos IIIJohn KapelosJohn Enos III, John Kapelos
Everybody Wants to Be Italian

Everybody Wants to Be Italian

Genre: Comedy, Romance; Starring: Jay Jablonski, Cerina Vincent, John Enos III, John Kapelos; Director: Jason Todd Ipson; Author: Jason Todd Ipson

A clarification is in order. Nobody wants to be these Italians: a pair of colorlessly attractive American singletons in Boston’s North End who don’t even claim Italian heritage. (They’re set up on a blind date by two beefy matchmakers, pals of the guy, who are under the sitcom-mistaken impression that ethnicity matters to the other party.) Everybody Wants to Be Italian’s writer-director, Jason Todd Ipson, wants his imitation of a big, fat Italian wedding: He ladles on the character and plot-development clichés in his processed romantic comedy as thick as Ragu sauce out of a jar, and the actors follow through with performances as synthetic as pizza made with Kraft cheese. D

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