Dan Rush has used a short, five page Raymond Carver story entitled Why Don’t You Dance? as the inspiration for his low-key debut feature film Everything Must Go. 1,073 more words
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Everything Must Go (2012) Directed by Dan Rush. With Will Ferrell, Rebecca Hall, Stephen Root, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Michael Pena and Laura Dern.
Will Ferrell stars as Nick Halsey in this drama/comedy about an alcoholic whose life has hit rock bottom after he loses his job and returns home the same day to find that his wife has not only changed the locks on the house and ditched him, but has also scattered his life’s belongings across the front garden of their suburban home. 229 more words
Everything Must Go (2011): Grade: C-: starring Will Ferrell, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Rebecca Hall, Michael Pena, & Laura Dern: directed by Dan Rush
I suspect EVERYTHING MUST GO was written and greenlit for production before the Great Recession. It’s a film that belongs in the early 2000’s when we started to see movies that explored white suburban angst and characters explored their spiritual side by questioning the meaning of life (i.e. 1,541 more words