With very little modification, the relationship woes of the six chirpy young New Yorkers in this (happythankyoumoreplease) self-absorbed indie could be reworked into episodes of TV’s How I Met Your Mother. The casting is in place: HIMYM star Josh Radnor — who also wrote and directed — plays a puppyish aspiring novelist with a knack for one-night stands (Kate Mara lasts a few nights longer). Good thing the guy’s got nice friends: One, a pretty, bald woman (Malin Akerman), phones him before a job interview to remind him to tuck in his shirt. C+
LOVING COUPLE Pablo Schreiber and Zoe Kazan in happythankyoumoreplease
Genre: Drama, Comedy; Starring: Josh Radnor, Malin Akerman, Zoe Kazan; Director: Josh Radnor; Author: Josh Radnor; Runtime (in minutes): 100; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Anchor Bay Films
Posted March 2 2011 — 12:00 AM EST
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