• Chasing the Blues (2018)

Chasing the Blues

Release Date: October 5th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

Two rival record collectors attempt to con an old lady out of a rare -- but cursed -- 1930s blues record. When a series of unfortunate circumstances lands them in jail, the feud festers for over 20 years until they are released from prison and get a second chance at snagging the vinyl, this time from a more formidable foe.

Cast: Grant Rosenmeyer, Jon Lovitz, Anna Maria Horsford, Chelsea Tavares, Steve Guttenberg, Ronald Conner, Clem Cheung, Billy Dec

Director: Scott Smith

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: 2000s, Offbeat, House, Suspenseful, Pursuit, Rivalry, Hilarious, Amusing, Prison, Love interest, Quest, 1980s, Brash

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Film Threat

    We’re left with a perhaps too tidy ending that picks up the spirits but doesn’t delve into the questions about human nature that the movie raises. Had it dug a bit deeper, it might have been something more than the overall pleasant entertainment vehicle that it is. show more

  • 38
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    With all the emphasis we put on “plot” in the movies, novelty in the setting, situations and obsessions of the characters, it’s a shame when a comedy comes along that can’t make the most of a good one. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonaghFilm Journal International

    The film’s pleasures are small ones, but they’re perfectly pitched and anyone who’s ever collected anything will empathize with the depth of Alan and Paul’s passion, if not their actions. show more

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