Glass, Necktie (2001) from Johnny Web (Uncle Scoopy; Greg Wroblewski)

Nancye Ferguson may have set some kind of record in this movie. I notice from her IMDb filmography that she is a reasonably accomplished professional actress, from which I infer that she got paid. Why would that constitute a record? Because it may be the only case in history where one person's salary was 100% of a film's budget.

The film is in cheap looking B&W. The actors are obviously wannabees and never-weres. The sets are just somebody's house. The only "action" consists of people talking in one and two shots.

The script is actually not that bad. A guy finds out that his close friend has been sleeping with his brother's wife. He exacts revenge that his brother refuses to, on the pretense of defending his brother's honor. He later finds out that his macho action was terribly misguided. The best friend had no idea who the woman was, but the brother knew full well that his wife was messing around - because he engineered it, and was watching through a two-way mirror.


Nancye Ferguson showed her breasts in a sex scene.
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Well, OK, maybe it wasn't that good a script, but it seemed like sure genius compared to the production values. 

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IMDb guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence, about like three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, about like two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, about like two stars from the critics. Films under five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film, equivalent to about one and a half stars from the critics or less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well.

Based on this description, this film is a D.

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