For Your Consideration Poster

Release Date: 2006

DVD Release Date: February 20th, 2007

PG-13|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
The possibility of Oscar gold holds the cast and crew of an independent film in its grip after the performance of its virtually unknown, veteran star (Catherine O'Hara) generates awards buzz. Though the movie in question, "Home for Purim," is impossibly awful, the rumors of future nominations snowball and attract the attention of a distributor who wants to make a few "minor" changes.

Cast: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Harry Shearer, Parker Posey, Michael McKean, Christopher Moynihan, Ricky Gervais

Director: Christopher Guest

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Castle Rock Entertainment

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  • Ms. O'Hara, like almost everyone else, falls victim to a prevailing tone that's short on wit and long on self-congratulation.

  • There are no belly laughs here, only rueful chortles about the confederacy of chuckleheads that calls itself the entertainment industry. show more

  • The outrageously hilarious For Your Consideration was well worth the wait. Again delivered with comic precision by Guest's crack repertory company, his patented brand of parody takes affectionate but deadly aim at its awards buzz mania target and the results aren't just funny, they're face-hurting funny. show more

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