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Movie Review: I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With

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Though its title suggests exceedingly humble aspirations, I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With really is an unexpected little gem. Curb Your Enthusiasm's Jeff Garlin writes, directs, produces and stars (whew!) as the Marty-esque James, an overweight, under-employed, 39 year-old actor who still lives with his mother. His biggest concerns in life appear to be extolling the virtues of rice pudding to a convenience store clerk, keeping a great parking space near Wrigley Field and finding a place to eat with his buddy, Luca (a super David Pasquesi).

In short, his life appears to be barreling headlong towards an early, lonely, artery-clogged death until the day he finds out that--what else--Marty is being re-made. Upset that anyone would dare touch such a classic (while equally desperate to get a part), James crashes the casting session and demands an audition (which he, naturally, doesn't get). Despondent, James resorts to his usual crutch--a junk food fix. His search for grub takes him to an ice-cream parlor where he meets Beth (Sarah Silverman). The Romantic Comedy has begun.